AMARC issues an alert following the crimes committed in Honduras

The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is calling on its partners and members to mobilize and maintain vigilance against those responsible for crimes against the leaders of the Lenca people in Honduras. Two weeks after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, another member of the Civic Council of Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), Nelson Garcia, 39 year-old, was killed in Honduras when he was returning home in the municipality of Rio Lindo.

Call to participation “Communicating Development”: an international audio series

Montreal, March 15, 2016. As part of their continued partnership, the Office for Corporate Communication of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) join forces again this year to facilitate the production of 40 audio pieces by producers and community radio journalists.

The Gambia must release journalist detained in violation of African Court ruling

IFEX members and other African free expression organisations urge the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) to demand the release of Gambian journalist Alhagie Abdoulie Ceesay, detained in violation of a 2014 ACHPR ruling that condemns imprisonment for defamation.