Showing items tagged with 'journalists arrested'
7 August 2009: Six journalists in Gambia have been convicted of sedition and face a two-year jail sentence.
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.
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.
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.
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.