Frank La Rue says that "the right to the truth" belongs to society as a whole

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 10:38 -- jphil

Santiago, Chile. October 9, 2013. The UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression has furthered one of the central themes that will be part of his next report to the General Assembly of the United Nations during his visit last week in Chile. Frank La Rue referred to the "right to the truth", an increasingly important concept based on the violation of human rights experienced in Latin America.

Visit to Chile of the Special UN Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 14:38 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Santiago, Chile. October 2nd, 2013. Frank La Rue, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and opinion, will be in Chile on October 4 and 5, following the invitation of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Union of South American correspondents of the press.

Closer ties between the South Asian Community Radio sector and SAARC to enhance role of citizen's rights and community development

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 14:48 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Kathmandu. September 9, 2013. The South Asian Community Radio conference on 'Enhancing the Role of Community Radio and Promoting Positive Social Change' has called upon governments of South Asia to recognize the need to strengthen regulation in countries where community radio already exists, and explicitly recognize community radio as a distinct tier of broadcasting in countries where it remains outside the law of the land.