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14 June 2019: The NUJ has been granted permission to intervene in a judicial review of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. The union maintains there is inadequate protection for journalists, their equipment, materials and sources.
21 December 2016: The NUJ has welcomed the decision of the European court of justice (ECJ) that general and indiscriminate retention of email and electronic communications by the UK government is illegal.
25 July 2016: During our campaign to amend the Investigatory Powers Bill we have been told that the surveillance of journalists and trade unionists is a thing of the past. This is patently not the case.
20 April 2016: Watch the videos from the NUJ, Bar Council and Law Society event in parliament.
15 April 2016: NUJ parliamentary group chair speaks to DM conference.
8 April 2016: The NUJ with the Bar Council and Law Society have organised an event in parliament on Monday 11 April at 5pm to raise joint concerns about the investigatory powers bill.
23 March 2016: Event jointly organised by the NUJ, Law Society and Bar Council in parliament on Monday 11 April.
17 March 2016: The next steps in the campaign will be to raise NUJ concerns with the MPs on the commons bill committee.
14 March 2016: The International Federation of Journalists has backed the NUJ's latest campaign against state surveillance of journalists.
4 February 2015: It is now time for political parties to commit to a full and proper public debate on surveillance and draft new laws that include safeguards for journalists, their materials, data and sources.