Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
30 April 2014: In time for world press freedom day the IFJ has issued a renewed appeal for the President of Iran to reopen the headquarters of the Association of Iranian Journalists and release journalists imprisoned in the country.
28 October 2013: NUJ holds event in parliament focused on the current situation of press freedom and journalists still in jail in Iran.
7 August 2013: Heavy sentences handed out to 22 journalists involved in the Ergenekon trials in Turkey.
6 November 2012: A delegation from the NUJ visited the Turkish consulate and embassy to deliver letters addressed to the Turkish authorities calling for the release of the 76 journalists in jail in Turkey.
27 April 2011: Colombian journalist Joaquín Pérez Becerra was deported from Venezuela to Colombia this week.
23 March 2011: NUJ Paris branch member Dave Clark and two colleagues have been released in Tripoli after they were taken into custody at the weekend by a Libyan army convoy while on their way to Ajdabiya.
22 March 2011: The National Union of Journalists and the French SNJ-CGT journalists' union are calling on the British and French governments to work urgently with national and international authorities to ensure the safety and release of three journalists.
8 February 2011: Journalists joined other trade unionists, students and human rights campaigners at a rally in central London to mark a global day of action in solidarity with protesters demanding democracy and an end to state-sponsored violence in Egypt and its neighbouring countries.
3 February 2011: The NUJ has called on the Mubarak regime to stop attacking journalists, while welcoming the release of an NUJ member who was arrested in Cairo.
1 February 2011: The Mubarak regime's blackout of internet services in Egypt underlines the importance of protecting the BBC World Service from savage cuts which would deny balanced reporting to people across the globe, the NUJ says.