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18 June 2019: In partnership with Scottish PEN, the National Union of Journalists, the Saltire Society and the University of Edinburgh Law School, we will answer these questions in this free full-day conference exploring modern press freedom through the threats we face.
13 June 2019: The NUJ has voiced concerns over the arrests of journalists in relation to material they broadcast relating to the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath.
17 May 2019: The union has responded to a statement issued by Saoradh, following the presence of media representatives observing a police raid in Derry.
1 April 2019: The Morning Star's international editor Steve Sweeney was arrested and deported from Turkey when he entered the country to cover the local elections.
8 November 2018: Michelle Stanistreet sent a message of solidarity to CNN's Jim Acosta after he was banned from White House press conferences.
29 October 2018: Michelle Stanistreet said the death of the Saudi columnist must be used to force governments to end impunity and back an UN convention for the protection of journalists.
15 August 2018: Michelle Stanistreet says it “poses a significant threat to journalists’ ability to report on criminal trials in future”.
22 April 2018: Conference champions freedom for the media
13 April 2018: Radio station Lánchíd Rádió as well as Hungarian opposition daily newspaper Magyar Nemzet have been shut down.
13 March 2018: The NUJ and International Federation of Journalists welcomed a UN report calling on the Iranian government to respect freedom of expression and association.