Fighting with FM waves: A radio network from Damaskus to Berlin brings free voices to the people of Syria

Dienstag, 6. Mai 2014 - 15:00 bis 16:00 KURZTHESE: In Syria one of the most barbarian wars of the last decades destroys a whole country. A network of Syrians and Germans, reaching from Damaskus over Istanbul and Paris to Berlin, brings free voices to the Syrian people. The programmes of seven independent radio stations are broadcasted via satellite, web, FM ...

AMARC International condemns intimidation of the Tunisian station Horria FM

AMARC International calls on administrative authorities to explain their action following the recent outbreak without notice of civil servants into Horria FM’s office on, March 11, 2014 in Tunis. Horria FM is an affiliate of the Tunisian Union of Free Radios (STRL). According to the STRL, who witnessed the events, customs agents, along with officers of the National Frequencies ...

Dead Sea Declaration on Support for Community Media

More than 120 media practitioners from 14 countries of the Middle East and North Africa participated in the third regional conference on community media, held in the Dead Sea area of Jordan, under the title “Our Independent Voices” from 24th to 26th of February 2014. Contributions from community media in Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Syria, ...

Community radio gets a boost in Jordan

Community media received a major boost in Jordan this week with the launch of the third Aswatona conference at the Dead Sea. More than 100 community radio activists gathered at the lowest spot on Earth to talk about the challenges of producing, broadcasting and sustaining community owned media, especially radio. Community radio activists from areas not under ...

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

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 ...