Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
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.
10 July 2018: Six journalists and columnists have been heavily sentenced to prison by a court in Istanbul for alleged membership to an armed illegal terrorist organisation.
17 May 2018: The authorities claim Kirill Vyshynsky's work is 'subversive' reporting.
2 May 2018: There can be no press freedom when journalists live and work in fear
27 February 2018: All fabricated charges against journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei must be dropped. She has already spent one and a half years behind bars.