International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: AMARC calls on its members to share thematic programs

  Montreal, May 13, 2015. For 10 years, the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) has mobilized the public opinion around the world on May 17 on issues related to homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. Every year on this day, millions of people in over 130 countries raise their voices to denounce the injustices that persist and support the

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AMARC calls on the Tunisian authorities to ensure the security of journalists

  Montreal, May 14, 2015. In recent days, citizens have protested against the actions of oil companies in the region of Al Fawar in southern Tunisia. On May 9, journalists from Radio Nefzawa, a Kebili based community radio station, covering the protests and the visit of the Minister of Industry and Energy in the region were violently attacked by unknown characters

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World Press Freedom Day 2015 – AMARC launches an International legal protection program for community broadcasters

Montreal, April 30, 2015. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2015, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) launches its International legal protection and global advocacy program for the community media sector. Despite great regulatory advancements of the community media movement at the international level, on the national level, the lack of clear legal frameworks, or their

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AMARC stands in solidarity with the population of Nepal

Montreal, April 28, 2015. On April 25, Nepal was struck by an earthquake of 7.9 in magnitude at 11:45 local time. The capital, Kathmandu was violently hit. There have been numerous aftershocks since the first wave, making the search and rescue work very challenging. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters stands in solidarity with the population of Nepal, shares

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