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.
May 9, 2014, Kathmandu. The Asia-Pacific Regional Board of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, AMARC is deeply concerned by the recent recommendation made by the Australian Commission of Audit to scrap funding for the Community Broadcasting Program. Community Radios in Australia face the danger of being forced off air should the Commission's recommendations be accepted by the Australian Government.