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