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27 August 2009: A delegation from the NUJ visited the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists in Harare between 16–21 August 2009. Michelle Stanistreet kept a diary of her experiences on the visit.
7 August 2009: Six journalists in Gambia have been convicted of sedition and face a two-year jail sentence.
8 July 2009: The NUJ is backing a legal defence fund for seven Gambian journalists, including leaders of the local union, who face charges of sedition for criticising the country's president.
3 July 2009: The NUJ joined with Amnesty International and the TUC to hand in a letter of protest at the Gambian High Commission in London today.
26 June 2009: The NUJ's deputy general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, has called for the release of arrested journalists in Iran and urged the country's president to lift restrictions imposed on the media.
30 April 2009: Members covering swine flu outbreaks should know how to protect themselves from the virus, the NUJ said.
31 March 2009: Trade unionists in the south west of England have joined the fight to save journalists’ jobs in the region.
2 March 2009: The NUJ's women's conference has called on the union to do more to encourage women to get involved in its decision making.
8 September 2008: Media ownership, redundancy rights and public service broadcasting were among the issues raised by the NUJ at the TUC Congress.
8 May 2008: The TUC-backed Commission on Vulnerable Employment has urged the government and enforcement agencies to act on employers who flout laws on pay and rights at work.