World Radio Day 2019. Dialogue, Tolerance & Peace

On the occasion, the World Radio Day (WRD), the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joins all its colleagues and partners in the Radio world, reaffirming the crucial role of the community broadcasting sector. Freedom of communication and expression are always critical in many Regions of the World. While engaging for dialogue, tolerance and peace, community radios are still and too often endangered by the

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Ministry of Communications cancels the operation of community radio stations throughout Brazil

Just days before the arrival of extreme right wing Jair Bolsonaro to the presidency of Brazil, outgoing Brazilian President Michel Temer, suspended the licenses for about 130 community radios across the South American country on the last day of his government. The decision was published on 31 December 2018, without time for a public debate on the matter. The Ministry of

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COMMUNITY RADIOS AGAINST IMPUNITY

AMARC launches a worldwide campaign for the safety of journalists According to UNESCO, 96% of crimes against freedom of expression affect local commercial or community media. In order to strengthen efforts to reduce the level of impunity for crimes against freedom of expression, World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) launches an international broadcast campaign of radio programmes highlighting the

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AMARC joins UNESCO in the fight against Zika in Latin America and the Caribbean

Montreal, March 21, 2016. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joins UNESCO, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent and the World Health Organization in the fight against Zika virus. From March 21 to April 17, AMARC will mobilize community radio stations from its network in Zika-affected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to help disseminate

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