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2 September 2014: In a statement to the special session on the abuses committed by the Islamic State and associated groups in Iraq convened by the United Nations Human Rights in Geneva, the IFJ highlighted the impunity for killings, abductions and other serious violations of human and humanitarian law targeting journalists.
7 August 2014: The International Trade Union Confederation has called an international day of action on Gaza. NUJ members are encouraged to take part today.
31 July 2014: Eight journalists have now lost their lives since the Israeli bombardment began nearly a month ago.
10 December 2013: A round up of the most recent attacks on journalists at home and internationally. The NUJ has called for an end to attacks to mark UN human rights day.
1 October 2013: A new UN resolution has been adopted that includes support for the protection of journalists and their rights in Somalia.
7 August 2013: NUJ backs Palestinian journalists' petition calling for freedom of movement and recognition of press cards.
24 October 2012: Dreadful working conditions and labour rights abuses at a radio station, Radio Bar Kulan (RBK), set up by the United Nations to broadcast in Somalia.
28 September 2012: The 21th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling for "States to promote a safe and enabling environment for journalists to perform their work independently and without undue interference."
11 September 2012: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has taken the first step to launch a high-level campaign for the protection and safety of journalists at the General Assembly of the United Nations.
31 December 2011: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) urged the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to take drastic action against governments of the most dangerous countries for media.