Newsletter 177

A newsletter containing news, views, articles, investigative stories in the field of

Right to Information


Around the World

Issue No: 177 E – Alert Issue Date: 28-02-2019


Sindh Information Commission starts working next month

The News International
The Sindh Information Commission will finally start functioning under the Sindh Transparency and…



UNESCO Agree to Cooperate on Right to Access to Information

Morocco World News
Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization…



More than half of Colombia’s media reliant on state propaganda funds

Colombia Reports

Colombia’s media is overly reliant on shady contracts to publish or create government propaganda…



Latest amendment to RTI Bill problematic – Coalition

Charleston Post Courier

The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI) Ghana, the Media Coalition on RTI and Occupy Ghana; collectively known…


Sri Lanka

Right to Information


In 2017, Groundviews filed a series of RTI requests to ascertain more about Sri Lanka’s early warning system…



Access to public information an uphill struggle in Kenya despite law

Business Daily

A recent legal tussle between lawyer Apollo Mboya and utility firm, Kenya Power over inaccurate customer billing perhaps underlined the deep…



Apex court opposes amendment to RTI

The Hans India

RTI Act is the best enactment, but it is not giving best results in securing the access to public records…


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