On this March 21, UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, AMARC, and its radio members across Africa, Latin America, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the MENA region, will raise their volume against racism and discrimination. We are living in a World where increasing nationalist populism and supremacist ideology… Lire la suite
AMARC Europe joins the dismay and outrage of AMARC Mexico, the Front of Peoples in Defense of the Land and Water of Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala (FPDTA), the comrades and companions of the Community Radio of Almicingo, Mor., and the relatives and loved ones of SAMIR FLORES SOBERANES, outstanding leader of the FPDTA, founder and Director of Community… Lire la suite
31 December 2014. Just one day after International Human Rights Day, 10 December, the #LeyMordaza (Gag Law) has been approved in Spain which essentially legalises human rights abuses and penalises media coverage that might uncover abusive police behaviour. Under the new law, the production and distribution of images such as the one below can get you a 30.000€… Lire la suite
Radio Nava (Asturias, Spain) has started a campaign on the webpage Change.org to avoid the 30.000 Euros fine imposed by the Spanish Ministry of Industry. The radio station has been charged for using an unauthorized frequency (only 3 community and free radios in Spain have legal licenses to broadcast). Besides the legal actions that this community radio is preparing, the… Lire la suite
Quatre ans après l'assassiner de l'Alberta Cariño Trujillo, directeur du Centre pour le soutien de travail communautaire Ensemble (Cactus) et un activiste de la radio communautaire et Jiry Jaakkola, observateur de la Finlande des droits de l'homme, des parents, des avocats et d'autres ONG exigent l'arrestation des meurtriers et mettre fin à l'impunité. Ils gardent en grève de la faim.
Un militant marocain du projet Med Net, en travaillant sur les nouveaux médias et la liberté d'expression a été attaqué tout en documentant un événement.
Sunday, February 23 Ms. Wafae Charaf , a member of the group of alternative media involved in training activities on community journalism in Tangier , in the frame of MED NET project , was attacked ,… Lire la suite
Three years after the revolutionary movement which called a halt to the past regime, the situation of Egyptian media achieved great success on several fronts. Above all, the issue of liberalization of media became more popular among all the layers of society. Nevertheless Egyptian civil society and media remain under pressure. The experience of democratic transitions in other countries… Lire la suite