• Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Law And Our Rights

Special Supplement on 'Right to Know'

Published Date: September 30, 2014
To mobilise 'right to be informed'

To mobilise 'right to be informed'

Universal Declaration of Human Right (UDHR), 1948 in its Article-19  has declared that “Everyone has the right to freedom of   opinion and expression; This right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless to frontiers” ---------------------------------------- TO uphold the constitutional commitment of...

Law Campaign

Published Date: September 30, 2014
Implementation and success of RTI

Implementation and success of RTI

INTERNATIONAL Right to Know Day started since 2008 on the 28th day of September when freedom of information organisations from around the world came together in Sofia, Bulgaria and created the FOI Advocates Network, a global coalition working together to promote the right of access to information for all people and the benefits...

Published Date: September 30, 2014
Law Quotations

“ When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.” - Christopher Dodd “I'll turn the page on a growing empire of classified information. We'll protect sources and methods, but we won't use sources and methods to hide the truth.” - Barack Obama “When I am president,… I will empower the federal government to operate from a presumption of openness,...

Published Date: September 30, 2014
To The Readers

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