Posted on 15 November 2010 by editor
MarÃa PÃa Matta. Credit: Courtesy of Mujeres en ConexiÃ³n.
Marcela Valente interviews MARÃA PÃA MATTA, new president of AMARC
LA PLATA, Argentina, Nov 15, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Chilean journalist MarÃa PÃa Matta, a feminist and staunch believer that communication is a universal right based on freedom of expression, is the new president of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC).
Posted on 27 October 2010 by admin
A week of action against what activists describe as a Secrecy Bill concluded with a march on parliament. Credit: Davison Makanga/IPS.
By Erna Curry
CAPE TOWN, Oct 27, 2010 (IPS) – A coalition of civil society groups marched to South Africa’s Parliament on Oct. 27 to protest against the draft version of a new Protection of Information Bill. “This bill is a betrayal of all the democratic principles we fought for,” anti-apartheid stalwart Kader Asmal told the crowd.