Showing items tagged with 'media freedom'
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.
13 February 2017: Amnesty International UK, in conjunction with the University & College Union UCU, are hosting a public evening panel discussion to seek accountability and justice for Giulio Regeni and the hundreds of others who have been disappeared in Egypt.
28 November 2016: Exhibition of photographs on protest, repression and daily life in Egypt, by the jailed Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan.
31 August 2016: Journalist unions call for an end to threats and intimidation by local authorities in Somalia aimed at undermining independent journalism.
25 July 2016: Journalists have become targets during the mass round-up following the attempted coup against the Erdoğan regime.
14 July 2016: The International Federation of Journalists has called on the Ukrainian authorities to stop the persecution of an independent TV channel and its leading journalists.
30 June 2016: The sentencing of whistleblowers who disclosed documents revealing secret tax deals by multinationals by a Luxembourg court has major implications for press freedom.
12 November 2015: Join NUJ Paris members and friends for a convivial evening with a live band, food and drink, and special guest MEDIPART's Edwy Plenel
25 August 2015: Raising public awareness of the issue, and showing solidarity for blogger Raif Badawi, flogged by Saudi Arabian authorities
2 July 2015: Unions warn the law introduces new restrictions on the media which amount to gagging clauses and new financial penalties for taking pictures.