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12 March 2010: NUJ branches across Britain and Ireland are being urged to join their local trade union councils to help campaign for shared aims and win local support for issues affecting journalism and journalists' jobs.
15 February 2010: The NUJ is taking a leading role in the growing campaign to resist the rise of fascism and the BNP in the months before the UK general election.
13 October 2009: NUJ deputy general secretary, Michelle Stanistreet, and treasurer, Anita Halpin, were two of only 10 trade union women invited to this year's Women of the Year lunch.
18 September 2009: Anita Halpin, NUJ treasurer, was awarded a Trades Union Congress (TUC) Gold Badge at the TUC's annual congress in Liverpool.
15 September 2009: The British Trades Union Congress has condemned government broadcasting policy as "woefully inadequate".
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.