Six Syrian radio stations unite their efforts to improve independent local media
On November 18 2014, the Association of Independent Syrian Radio Stations (ABRAJ) was launched. Its goal is to create and support new local radio stations dedicated to promote easy access to information in Syria and provide a balanced content that takes the people´s needs into consideration. The organization is also developing solidarity mechanisms towards radio stations and journalists in emergency situations.
The following radio stations created ABRAJ: Alwan Radio, Arta FM, Hara FM, Nasaem Syria, Radio ANA and Sout Raya Radio. They are the first participating in the project. The organization is non-profit and is not affiliated with any political party. It does not support any armed or religious group and it also aims to empower the Syrian independent radio stations through training courses in order to raise the standards of both journalism and management practices, as well as providing infrastructure and broadcast technology.
More information, news and updates can be followed soon on www.abrajsy.org