AMARC Celebrate May 3rd The World Press Freedom Day, Safe to Speak: Securing Freedom of Expression in All Media

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 14:38 -- ricardo

Montreal, May 1th, 2013. May 3rd was proclaimed World Press Freedom Day by the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a Recommendation adopted at the UNESCO's General Conference in 1991. It serves as an occasion to inform citizens of violations of press freedom. In dozens of countries around the world, radios are censored, fined, or simply didn’t have licence to broadcast legally, while journalists and radio directors are harassed, attacked, detained and even murdered.

AMARC at the 2013 World Social Forum in Tunis, Tunisia

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 18:14 -- ricardo

Montreal, April 3, 2013. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) covered locally and over the Internet through its global network the World Social Forum, which was held this year in Tunis, Tunisia. Furthermore, AMARC was one of the main organizers of the World Forum of Free Media which took place from 24 to 30 March 2013. This year thanks to the members of AMARC the Radio Forum had a national coverage on fm for Tunisia. To listen to the programs visit our website here.

AMARC participates in the Third World Free Media Forum at the World Social Forum 2013

Mon, 03/25/2013 - 12:41 -- ricardo

Tunisia, March 24, 2013. The 3rd World Free Media Forum (FMML) opened in March 24th 2013 at the Faculty of sciences in the Manar Campus of the University of Tunis with the participation of two hundred representatives of diverse associations and organisations of Tunisian regions, African countries and form othe countries.