AMARC calls on the Tunisian authorities to ensure the security of journalists

  Montreal, May 15, 2015. In recent days, citizens have protested against the actions of oil companies in the region of Al Fawar in southern Tunisia. On May 9, journalists from Radio Nefzawa, a Kebili based community radio station, covering the protests and the visit of the Minister of Industry and Energy in the region were ...

Aswatona Fund for Media Development launches second call for grant proposals

The Aswatona Fund for Media Development, a 1.5m Euro multi-partner regional funding initiative to enhance independent media in the Maghreb and the Mashreq, has launched its second call for grant proposals in support of community media development. The fund, which is supported by the European Union, aims to support pluralism in the media, particularly through community ...

EGYPT: Raid on the premises of Radio Horytna and arrest of its Chief Editor Ahmed Samih

Paris – Geneva, 9 April 2015 - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) and the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), strongly condemn the raid on the premises of Radio Horytna and the arrest of Mr ...

Alwan FM – independent broadcaster silenced in Idleb

            The  ABRAJ network is deeply concerned by one of its members, Alwan FM, being silenced in Idleb. Due to the seizure of its equipment in Saraqeb by Jabhat al-Nusra, Alwan FM has been temporarily forced off air on FM in Idleb since April 3, 2015. Alwan FM continues broadcasting in Aleppo on 92.3 FM and on ...

World Forum of Free Media- TUNIS 2015

[AMARC's activities at the FMML] [Audios & broadcast] Tunisia will host the 4th edition of the World Forum of Free Media (WFFM) from March 22nd to 28th, 2015 at the site of the El Manar University in Tunis. The World Forum of Free Media was born as part of the World Social Forum through meetings between ...