Showing items tagged with 'journalists' rights'
21 November 2017: NUJ welcomes IFJ solidarity and is pleased the UK Foreign Secretary has now committed to raise the case with the Iranian authorities.
15 November 2017: Séamus Dooley, Irish Secretary, told the Oireachtas Committee on Justice & Equality that the right of journalists to protect confidential sources must be enshrined in domestic legislation.
14 November 2017: The NUJ is calling on the British government to take immediate action to ensure this unprecedented attack on British-based media workers is stopped.
2 November 2017: The NUJ has launched an international solidarity campaign against the collective persecution of journalists.
25 October 2017: NUJ launches international solidarity campaign in response to criminal charges filed against BBC Persian Service journalists.
20 June 2017: Blocking websites and arresting journalists is a grave breach of press freedom and journalists' fundamental rights.
31 May 2017: Union general secretary summoned by the authorities because of organising world press freedom day activity.
13 February 2017: Journalists face being criminalised for doing their jobs under proposals to update the Official Secrets Act.
27 July 2016: The EU must take action to hold president Erdogan accountable for violating human rights and press freedom.
14 July 2016: The International Federation of Journalists has called on the Ukrainian authorities to stop the persecution of an independent TV channel and its leading journalists.