Showing items tagged with 'journalists prosecuted'
28 October 2015: Aliezra Rajaee, journalist and board member of the Association of Iranian journalists (AoIJ) on Monday after more than four years in prison.
5 August 2015: The IFJ and EFJ urge Turkey to drop charges against 18 journalists threatened with 7.5 years in jail.
4 September 2009: Six Gambian journalists who had been jailed for sedition have been pardoned by the country's president.
7 August 2009: Six journalists in Gambia have been convicted of sedition and face a two-year jail sentence.
17 July 2009: Journalists in Glasgow will hold a vigil on Monday in support of seven colleagues in Gambia who are standing trial on charges of sedition.Journalists in Glasgow are planning to hold a vigil to support seven colleagues in Gambia who are standing trial on charges of sedition.
8 July 2009: The NUJ is backing a legal defence fund for seven Gambian journalists, including leaders of the local union, who face charges of sedition for criticising the country's president.
3 July 2009: The NUJ joined with Amnesty International and the TUC to hand in a letter of protest at the Gambian High Commission in London today.