June 16th, 2014, Kathmandu, Nepal. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) has expressed concern over reports of the recent closure of media outlets in Thailand and especially at the restrictions imposed on community radios. Media reports indicate that a large number of broadcasters, including community radios, were suspended after the military takeover.
Montreal, May 14th 2014. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, AMARC, expresses its solidarity with the team of Radio 6, the first community radio station in Tunisia and formally calls on the Tunisian authorities to immediately cease their harassment against free Tunisian airwaves.
Montreal, May 12th, 2014. Since 2005, the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) mobilizes public opinion on issues related to homophobia and transphobia. The date of May 17 was selected to commemorate the decision to remove homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1990.