Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
26 June 2009: The NUJ's deputy general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, has called for the release of arrested journalists in Iran and urged the country's president to lift restrictions imposed on the media.
5 June 2009: The NUJ is calling for the immediate release of two Zimbabwean journalists and trades unionists arrested in Harare.
21 April 2009: A Liberal Democrat MP has released video footage of a journalist detained inside a police cordon at one of the G20 protests in London earlier this month.
28 January 2009: A Leicester-based Iraqi journalist has been released from detention after protests from fellow NUJ members.
26 January 2009: The NUJ is urging UK citizens to protest to MPs about the detention of an asylum-seeking Iraqi journalist who faces persecution, even death, if he is deported.
16 January 2009: A journalist who spent seven years in the notorious US Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba is being refused entry to Britain.
5 January 2009: A Daily Telegraph correspondent and a Spanish photographer have been released after they were held for 40 days by bandits in Somalia.
15 December 2008: A photographer documenting the persecution of Irish Travellers in the UK was herself intimidated by police… on UN Human Rights Day.