Showing items tagged with 'press freedom'
27 February 2018: All fabricated charges against journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei must be dropped. She has already spent one and a half years behind bars.
19 February 2018: The International and European Federations of Journalists are appalled by the verdicts which confirm a disregard for the rule of law.
21 November 2017: NUJ welcomes IFJ solidarity and is pleased the UK Foreign Secretary has now committed to raise the case with the Iranian authorities.
14 November 2017: The NUJ is calling on the British government to take immediate action to ensure this unprecedented attack on British-based media workers is stopped.
11 August 2017: The union's leadership has been accused of "working against information security" after opposing secret service raids on a prominent news website.
25 July 2017: Increase in journalists being attacked, abused or prevented from reporting and unions call for authorities to change their approach.
21 July 2017: The charges carry up to 43 year sentences and Turkey is already the world’s leading jailor of journalists.
29 June 2017: Grenfell Tower's horrific fire is a matter of public interest. The public has a right to know and there is no justification for discussions behind closed doors, the union says.
23 June 2017: On Thursday 29 June the union's Derry North West Ireland Branch are enouraging local members to attend a Raif Badawi solidarity protest followed by a branch meeting.
20 June 2017: IFJ/EFJ observer sent to Istanbul to monitor the first trial of journalists accused of participating in the failed coup.