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Media Leagl Defence Initiative (MLDI) will be collaborating with Latin American Bureau to highlight press freedom issues across the region. Visit https://www.mediadefence.org/ to find out more or to apply for support.

Chile's broadcasting laws criminalise broadcasting without a licence. For six years Radio Aukan, has been unable to get a broadcasting licence. https://youtu.be/XU0OKZHlp38 Radio Aukan is a vibrant community radio station collective which reports on topics including indigenous rights and the environment. In 2015 Radio Aukan's equipment was been seized and Francisco Orellana, a member of staff, was charged by the public prosecutor...

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