Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
25 June 2019: The jailed journalist ‘adopted’ by the NUJ has been released from Bakirkoy prison in Istanbul.
30 April 2019: For years journalists in Yemen have been denied basic rights in detention and have faced treatment that is contrary to human dignity
1 April 2019: The Morning Star's international editor Steve Sweeney was arrested and deported from Turkey when he entered the country to cover the local elections.
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