Showing items tagged with 'press freedom'
26 February 2016: Union calls for investigation over intimidation of photographers taking pictures of Thomas “Slab” Murphy.
11 February 2016: The union has sent messages of support to journalists at Independent News and Media who have faced intimidation.
29 January 2016: Protest, with posters and banners
21 January 2016: "Calling for journalists to be sacked for doing their job is farcical," said Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary.
11 January 2016: Join the protest in Dublin, on Thursday, against the flogging of the Saudi blogger and join the Call to Action – protest the execution of journalists by Saudi Arabia on Tuesday 2 February.
8 January 2016: NUJ joins the International Federation of Journalists in objecting to the blocking of al-Araby al-Jadeed and its English counterpart, The New Arab, by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt.
3 December 2015: It has joined its sister union in Italy (the Federation Nazional Stampa Italiana) to condemn the Vatican’s prosecution of Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi.
6 November 2015: The NUJ joined the International and European Federations of Journalists and their affiliate the Journalists Union of Turkey in calling for press freedom in Turkey following the election.
5 November 2015: The IFJ has launched a solidarity fund to provide financial aid and humanitarian assistance to Yemeni journalists and their families.
NUJ statement on the convictions of journalists Becky Prosser and Neil Bonner by an Indonesian court
3 November 2015: The union has called upon the Indonesian government to launch an immediate inquiry into the treatment of Becky and Neil.