Showing items tagged with 'journalists' rights'
5 December 2018: The union's Irish Secretary warned that global social justice cannot be achieved without stronger legal protections for freelance and precarious workers across all sectors.
7 September 2018: Journalists were shot in the legs and deliberately targeted despite wearing clothing clearly identifying them as press reporters
15 August 2018: Michelle Stanistreet says it “poses a significant threat to journalists’ ability to report on criminal trials in future”.
15 May 2018: Thirteen journalists covering protests in Gaza were injured on Monday when Israeli military opened fire on Palestinians.
2 May 2018: There can be no press freedom when journalists live and work in fear
16 March 2018: Unprecedented alliance of global union federation, NUJ, BBC World Service and legal experts demand the end to the persecution and harassment of BBC Persian journalists in London and their families in Iran.
13 March 2018: The NUJ and International Federation of Journalists welcomed a UN report calling on the Iranian government to respect freedom of expression and association.
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.