Proposals of the Community Radio Sector to Members of the European Parliament on Communication Rights in the Digital Environment

May 11th, 2012, Brussels. More than 30 representatives of the community radio sector gathered the 8th and 9th of May in Brussels in order to discuss and the radio digitalization switch over. All the most important national federations and associations, confederations of community radios at the European level attended the meeting.

AMARC Calls for Legislative Reform and Equitable Frequency Distribution in Indonesia

May 10, 2012, Jakarta, Indonesia. AMARC has called for legislative reform and equitable distribution of spectrum for the growth of community radio in Indonesia and the Asia Pacific region.  Presenting a paper on sustainability challenges for community radios at the Radio Asia Conference 2012, held from 7-9 May 2012, in Jakarta, Suman Basnet, Regional Coordinator of AMARC Asia Pacific, mentioned the lack of proper enabling legislation as the single principal barrier to community radio sustainability and ca

World Press Freedom Day AMARC calls for a right to communicate for radio broadcasting free, unrestricted and accessible for all!

Montreal, April 27th, 2012. 3 May was proclaimed World Press Freedom Day 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.