Showing items tagged with 'journalists prosecuted'
9 December 2019: NUJ member Mohammed Elfenich has been sentenced to 8 months in prison and fined £20,000 in a case brought without his knowledge
5 September 2018: The NUJ backs calls made by the International Federation of Journalists and the Association of Iranian journalists demanding the release of Amir Hossein Miresmaeili
12 March 2018: For the first time in its history, the BBC is making an appeal to the United Nations in Geneva to protect the human rights of BBC journalists and their families.
27 February 2018: All fabricated charges against journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei must be dropped. She has already spent one and a half years behind bars.
19 February 2018: The International and European Federations of Journalists are appalled by the verdicts which confirm a disregard for the rule of law.
21 July 2017: The charges carry up to 43 year sentences and Turkey is already the world’s leading jailor of journalists.
20 June 2017: IFJ/EFJ observer sent to Istanbul to monitor the first trial of journalists accused of participating in the failed coup.
15 June 2017: Union highlights NUJ members long and proud history of defending the public's right to know and calls for better safeguards for journalists and journalism.
23 November 2016: Egyptian court sentences president, vice-president and general secretary of journalist union to 2-year jail sentences.
23 May 2016: The NUJ is calling for the death sentence imposed on an NUJ member by the Egyptian authorities to be immediately overturned or a pardon granted.