Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
16 August 2016: Global union federation joins Turkish journalists in demanding an end to the media crackdown.
15 August 2016: Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, met Abdurrahman Bilgiç to discuss concerns about the crack down on press freedom following the failed coup in the country.
11 August 2016: UK-Bangladeshi journalist, Shafik Rehman, has been in police custody in Bangladesh since 16 April 2016.
9 August 2016: Seven journalists have died in Yemen in 2016, 14 journalists remain detained by Houthis, one journalist is currently held by Al Qaida and nine journalists have been tortured since 2015.
9 August 2016: Vigil in support of jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi and jailed Turkish journalists.
27 July 2016: The EU must take action to hold president Erdogan accountable for violating human rights and press freedom.
22 June 2016: IFJ raises alarm about the latest developments in the country.
31 May 2016: Journalist leaders questioned by police and jailed for four days.
27 May 2016: IFJ urges UN envoy to take action. The journalists have been on hunger strike for almost a month and there are concerns relating torture and maltreatment.
18 February 2016: Global federation asks all unions to campaign for the Israeli authorities to release Palestinian journalist Muhammad al-Qiq.