AMARC International calls for the release of the President of the VKI radio

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 14:05 -- jphil

Montreal, February 26th 2014. Haiti. President of the Foncodi cooperative and of radio Vwa Kominote Ilavach (Voix de la communauté de l’Île-à-Vache - VKI), Jean Lamy Matulnès Junior has been imprisoned since February 24th at the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince. AMARC International protests against this detention which occurred after a questionable process and calls for his immediate release.

AMARC International calls for the return on the airwaves of community radio ARTA FM

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:48 -- jphil

Montreal, February 19th, 2014. ARTA FM community radio has not been allowed to broadcast its program since Tuesday, February 18, following the outbreak in its office of fifteen armed agents of the Autonomous Police of the Syrian Kurdistan (the Asayish, tolerated by the Damascus regime) calling for the closure of the radio broadcasting. AMARC International calls Kurdish authorities of Syria to guarantee the immediate return on the airwaves of the station.

Third World Radio Day on February 13, 2014: Reinforcing freedom of expression, cultural diversity and gender equality

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 12:08 -- valerie

Montreal, February 11th, 2014. On the occasion of the third World Radio Day, on February 13th, 2014, AMARC is working to increase access to the airwaves for local and community radios. In this perspective, AMARC calls on these radios to use the platform of exchange offered by the International Union of Public Radios and Televisions