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Press groups say we need no more empty pledges: "We need action."
The jailed journalist ‘adopted’ by the NUJ has been released from Bakirkoy prison in Istanbul.
NUJ motions about surveillance of journalists and ending the gender pay gap, were passed by the International Federation of Journalists' Congress and Jim Boumelha was re-elected as the IFJ’s honorary treasurer.
The NUJ’s Jim Boumelha was also reconfirmed as the IFJ’s honorary treasurer at the IFJ Congress in Tunis.
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 NUJ has joined the International Federation of Journalists and Australian union the Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance in opposition to this threat to press freedom.
NUJ offers support to colleagues working for Penguin Random House in Australia