Showing items tagged with 'media freedom'
11 August 2020: The NUJ joins the International Federation of Journalists to call on the Hong Kong government to stop all attacks on the media and drop the charges against Jimmy Lai.
4 June 2020: The union condemns the attacks and demands an end to hostility and harassment
2 May 2020: On the eve of World Press Freedom Day the union has stressed the need for adequate investment and resources for journalism
30 April 2020: The platform recorded 142 serious threats to media freedom, including 33 physical attacks against journalists, 17 new cases of detention and imprisonment and 43 cases of harassment and intimidation
8 April 2020: Those behind this despicable threat have issued it in the hope of silencing a specific journalist and journalism in general
3 April 2020: There is no justification for limiting the ability of the media to question ministers directly or change long standing protocols in Ireland
27 February 2020: Arguments centre on whether it is admissible to extradite those accused of ‘political’ offences
24 February 2020: The Wikileaks founder starts court proceedings which could have dire consequences for investigative journalism.
5 February 2020: The judicial instruments being used against Julian Assange are a monstrous attack on press freedom, NUJ national executive member Tim Dawson told a rally in London.
3 February 2020: The NUJ condemns government officials who barred certain news organisations from a political journalists' breifing at Number 10.