Showing items tagged with 'journalists detained'
15 June 2017: Let's rededicate ourselves to the battle for press freedom as part of the Great Get Together in memory of the Yorkshire MP's life and work, says NUJ president Tim Dawson.
14 June 2017: The global federation has joined the Palestinian union in urging the authorities to free Jaradah and respect press freedom in Gaza.
Union action saluted on World Press Freedom Day as report highlights attacks on independent journalism
3 May 2017: From Manila to Lima, Kuala Lumpur, Kiev and Ougadougou, a new survey’s findings paint a grim picture of the threat to media freedom.
9 February 2017: Omar Nazzal was arrested on his way to Sarajevo to attend a meeting of the European Federation of Journalists.
10 January 2017: More journalists detained during police operation in Istanbul, Ankara and Diyarbakir. Union federations call for their immediate release and demand response from Turkish minister of justice, Bekir Bozdag.
4 October 2016: Their lawyer has said the journalists Hamdy Mokhtar, Mohamed Hassan and Osama al-Bishbishi have been 'beaten and electrocuted'.
22 August 2016: Palestinian journalist and union leader Omar Nazzal remains in detention without trial for at least another three months.
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.