Communications Rights

People of Oaxaca under attack as their TV station is destroyed

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Paramilitaries and police in Oaxaca have begun a violent campaign to shut down all media operations that are in opposition to PRI governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz, and to silence the people's movement that has taken over the state.

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A dirty war for control of the media in Oaxaca

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Responding to Government Attack on Occupied Channel 9, Social Movement Seizes Control of Ten Commercial Radio Stations

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Iranians react stoically to crackdown on Satellite TV

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Iranian government renews enforcement of dish ban

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Armed protesters take over commercial broadcasters in Oaxaca

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RADIO TAKEOVERS IN OAXACA

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Turning outrage into power

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Harnessing its growing strength in numbers, the National Hip Hop Political Convention is beginning to change the face of American politics.

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Oaxaca’s state TV station under popular control

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Women March to the Zocalo Against Governor and Take Over Channel 9 Studios

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The fight for local TV in California

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California local media producers worry that a new piece of legislation will cripple local cable access.

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