#LeyTelecom, a setback for media

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:32 -- jphil

Mexico City, July 7, 2014 - On Saturday, the Senate approved the Mexican Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Act, in response to a statement by the Mexican Constitution.

AMARC joins 99 organizations calling on the President of Egypt to free the Al-Jazeera English journalists and overturn their unjustified sentences.

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 16:10 -- jphil

The following is a statement led by Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE), and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) directed at Egyptian authorities:

27 June 2014

AMARC concerned for community radios in Thailand

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:27 -- jphil

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.