Changes in Law demanded
Community media advocates are demanding that Mexico's congress proceed with major
reforms to the Federal Law on Radio and television that would allow for diversity in the
medium. This is spearheaded by Article 19 , the National Centre for Social Communications
(CENCOS) and AMARC Assoc.of Community Radio Broadcasters and IFEX , International
Freedom of Expression eXchange.
In June 2007 the Mexican Supreme court stated that federal Law on Radio and TV, passed in March
2006 violates the constitution and principles of equity, competition and democratisation of the
broadcasting spectrum of the country.
Joint Action;- Cencos, AMARC and ARTICLE 19 call on congress to amend the media Law, facilitate emergence and survival of community media
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Three IFEX members call for democratic community media laws