Showing items tagged with 'press freedom'
22 September 2015: Journalists unite to condemn the surge in attacks on press freedom and the pressure is expected to intensify as the country heads for another election in November.
17 September 2015: IFJ and EFJ with the Journalists Union of Turkey and the Journalists Association of Turkey host international conference on fighting for journalists’ rights and freedoms.
1 September 2015: The NUJ joined international condemnation of the verdict of an Egyptian court, which convicted Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohammad Fahmy and Baher Mohamed in their retrial.
24 August 2015: NUJ and Amnesty International lead protest against the flogging of Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi,Market Square, Letterkenny.
5 August 2015: The IFJ and EFJ urge Turkey to drop charges against 18 journalists threatened with 7.5 years in jail.
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.
24 June 2015: Short protest and vigil in protest at the flogging and detention of Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi.
19 June 2015: NUJ response to the West Midlands Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner on refusing to answer a reporter's questions.
17 June 2015: Palestine-based photojournalist Abed Quisini will be discussing the challenges he faced working for 17 years in the occupied West Bank.
12 June 2015: The NUJ, IFJ and sister unions hail the action taken by the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate against threats to press freedom and the jailing of journalists.