Showing items tagged with 'journalists attacked'
13 June 2020: Union calls for full investigation to identify and prosecute individuals who attacked and harassed photographers and reporters
30 April 2020: The platform recorded 142 serious threats to media freedom, including 33 physical attacks against journalists, 17 new cases of detention and imprisonment and 43 cases of harassment and intimidation
5 February 2020: The union condemned as “vile and dangerous” graffiti posted in the Creggan area of Derry attacking journalist Leona O’Neill.
15 October 2019: Twelve journalists clearly identified as such were targeted when they were working at public demonstrations
10 July 2019: Press groups say we need no more empty pledges: "We need action."
24 May 2019: The United Nations and global community must urgently and roundly condemn the actions of the Syrian authorities who have targeted UK journalists working for Sky News
29 April 2019: Following the murder of Lyra McKee, the NUJ will pay tribute to her life and work at this event to mark World Press Freedom Day and discuss the challenges facing journalists and press freedom throughout the world.
13 March 2019: Journalists are deeply concerned by far right attempts to silence the media
8 March 2019: Union calls for action against the perpetrators for inciting violence
13 February 2019: The increase in threats promoted the NUJ to call for stronger action from the authorities to defend press freedom and tackle the perpetrators