Journalists' union condemns government’s latest attack on press freedom

Phil Miller - 29 January 2019

A NEW law to tackle crime overseas could jeopardise reporters in Britain, journalists’ union the NUJ warned today.

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill will be debated in Parliament tomorrow, despite “repeated warnings” from the media union about the “dangers” it poses to press freedom.

They say that the Bill could allow foreign governments to demand access to information stored in Britain, such as journalists’ electronic communications. Want to read more?... See more