The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the attack this morning on the French weekly “Charlie Hebdo”.
We condemn in the strongest terms possible this assault on the freedom of expression and express our solidarity with “Charlie Hebdo”. “Fanatic [...]
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 [...]
The year 2014 has been quite hectic for our team, with the Chair’s involvement in research, policy advocacy, capacity building, and knowledge dissemination activities aimed to promote the cause of community media. What follows below are some of the highlights, not necessarily in chronological order.
In July 2014, the Chair organize [...]