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The NUJ has been granted permission to intervene in a judicial review of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. The union maintains there is inadequate protection for journalists, their equipment, materials and sources.
The draft convention addresses the impunity of those who murder media professionals - 95 were killed in 2018.
The NUJ has voiced concerns over the arrests of journalists in relation to material they broadcast relating to the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath.
Investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was arrested on drug-related charges, but released following outcry. He said the drugs had been planted by the police.
The NUJ is taking part in the Congress of the International Federation of Journalists in Tunis, which starts today.
The union called the report of the UK Women and Equalities Committee, which said there must be an end to the culture of secrecy surrounding discrimination and harassment in the workplace, as highly significant.
New free licence deal for over-75s will cost the corporation an extra £250m a year, with 3.7m now having to pay.
Monica Foot who has died aged 80, was an anarchist, a feminist and a longterm activist of the NUJ.
The union has won an important tribunal victory on behalf of a freelance member, who was awarded £8,360, over his right to holiday pay.
The NUJ has joined the International Federation of Journalists and Australian union the Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance in opposition to this threat to press freedom.