Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
29 January 2019: Ayşe Düzkan and her journalist colleagues, sentenced last year for “propagandising for a terrorist organisation”, have been sent to prison. The union is lobbying for their release.
9 January 2019: The member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has been sent to prison for her work on the Paradise Papers investigation into offshore tax havens.
10 December 2018: Heavy sentences were pronounced against five journalists and union leader last week
3 October 2018: The union and IFJ have demanded a response from the country's authorities following the detention and deportation of Carl David Goette-Luciak, who had been reporting for The Guardian and The Washington Post.
11 September 2018: NUJ welcomed Shawkan's imminent return to his family and friends but condemned his long imprisonment simply for working as a journalist
7 September 2018: Journalists were shot in the legs and deliberately targeted despite wearing clothing clearly identifying them as press reporters
7 September 2018: The fact he may face the death penalty for reporting the truth is a devastating blow to press freedom
5 September 2018: The NUJ backs calls made by the International Federation of Journalists and the Association of Iranian journalists demanding the release of Amir Hossein Miresmaeili
2 August 2018: Japanese government should help free Yasuda as new video shows 42-year-old freelance journalist surrounded by armed, masked men.
24 July 2018: The union has appealed to Egyptian MPs to intervene in the case of Mahmoud Abu Zeid (known as Shawkhan) who has been held for four years in a Cairo prison.