Communicators Convene in Chile to Define “Community Communication for the New Century”

From Tuesday May 26 to Thursday May 28, 2015, some 80 community radio communicators from indegenous communities in Chile, and international guests, joined with Chilean officials for an international seminar to address "Community Communication for the New Century". The gathering had a particular focus on the communication needs of indigenous communities.

AMARC brings together the voices of the community radio in Chile

From May 26 to May 28, the International Seminar: "Community communication for a new century" will host international guests and put an emphasis on the experiences of communication of indigenous peoples in Santiago de Chile. Organized by the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), this meeting aims to deepen the debate between the public and community sector on the role of social communication in Chile and worldwide, with a particular focus on the case of community radio of the indigenous peoples.

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 and their equipment was broken. At least one journalist suffered a serious injury.