Showing items tagged with 'press freedom'
14 March 2017: The Palestinian Authority must put an end to police brutality toward journalists says the Global Federation.
1 March 2017: Investigative journalist Amitt Bhatt and Manchester & Salford Branch member is facing deportation to India and the likelihood of arrest and torture – possibly death – for his work exposing corruption and human rights abuses in Kashmir.
13 February 2017: Journalists face being criminalised for doing their jobs under proposals to update the Official Secrets Act.
26 January 2017: Union calls on members and media workers to tweet Donald Trump to condemn the arrests and express solidarity with colleagues.
20 January 2017: International Federation of Journalists calls on the new president to stop attacking the media and respect freedom of expression.
15 November 2016: NUJ highlights concerns about three draft bills currently being debated in parliament.
7 October 2016: The NUJ and the international journalist community paid tribute to the memory of Russian reporter Anna Politkovskaya on the 10th anniversary of her death.
4 October 2016: The union's parliamentary group has protested at the confiscation of Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim’s passport by the British authorities at the request of the Syrian government.
2 September 2016: Union reports on murders, abductions, disappearances, jailings and assaults in Yemen in the first half of 2016.
31 August 2016: Journalist unions call for an end to threats and intimidation by local authorities in Somalia aimed at undermining independent journalism.