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Last Updated: Friday, 28 September 2007, 15:38 GMT 16:38 UK
Journalist threat 'is outrageous'
A package containing bullets was sent to UTV
The National Union of Journalists has condemned as "outrageous" a paramilitary death threat made against a Belfast-based journalist.

The threat against Robin Livingstone, editor of the Andersonstown News, was found in a package, containing a number of bullets, sent to UTV on Thursday.

Threats were also made against a number of Sinn Fein members, including Gerry Adams's press aide.

It is claimed the threats came from the Red Hand Defenders.

The addresses of some of those named are also believed to have been found in the package.

"It is vital the PSNI act to protect those under threat and that politicians from all parties deliver a clear message in defence of media freedom and the right of journalists to work free from such threats ," said NUJ General Secretary Jeremy Dear.

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