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Gambia convictions condemned as 'spineless'

7 August 2009: Six journalists in Gambia have been convicted of sedition and face a two-year jail sentence.

Iranian journalists' association office in Tehran closed

6 August 2009: The NUJ has backed calls for Iranian authorities to end the campaign of intimidation of journalists in the country after last night's armed raid and closure of the Association of Iranian Journalists' building in Tehran.

Glasgow journalist arrested in relation to undercover work

6 August 2009: A Glasgow-based journalist is facing the possibility of criminal prosecution in relation to activities whilst carrying out undercover investigative journalism for Panorama.

Protestors call for free press in Gambia

21 July 2009: Dozens of protestors took part in a demonstration outside the Gambian High Commission in London to call for free speech and a free press in the west African county.

Glasgow journalists to hold vigil for Gambian colleagues

17 July 2009: Journalists in Glasgow will hold a vigil on Monday in support of seven colleagues in Gambia who are standing trial on charges of sedition.Journalists in Glasgow are planning to hold a vigil to support seven colleagues in Gambia who are standing trial on charges of sedition.

Financial appeal launched for Gambian journalists' legal battle

8 July 2009: The NUJ is backing a legal defence fund for seven Gambian journalists, including leaders of the local union, who face charges of sedition for criticising the country's president.

International protests mark Gambian journalists' trial

3 July 2009: The NUJ joined with Amnesty International and the TUC to hand in a letter of protest at the Gambian High Commission in London today.

London rally protests harsh treatment of Iranian trade unionists

26 June 2009: The NUJ's deputy general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, has called for the release of arrested journalists in Iran and urged the country's president to lift restrictions imposed on the media.

Two Zimbabwe journalists arrested for covering demo

5 June 2009: The NUJ is calling for the immediate release of two Zimbabwean journalists and trades unionists arrested in Harare.

NUJ joins calls for end to ban on journalists entering Gaza

5 January 2009: The NUJ has joined colleagues around the world in condemning the violation of media freedom by Israel during the conflict in Gaza.

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