Newsletter 185

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

Right to Information


Around the World

Issue No: 185 E – Alert Issue Date: 23-07-2019


I’m against Right to Information Law – Kennedy Agyapong

Ghana Web

Anti-corruption campaigner and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin…



Up to 37000 freedom of information requests made in 2018

Irish Times

Nearly 37,000 freedom of information requests were made to public bodies last year, an 8.5 per cent increase on the previous year…



RIC commissioner appointed


The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on appointed journalist Riaz Khan Daudzai as commissioner of Right to …



Access to Information

Australian Office of Financial Management

We make a range of information available for public access on our website. You can formally request access to information…



Hunterston dredging plan uncovered by freedom of information request

Largs and Millport

PLANS to dredge a huge area of the seabed at Hunterston as part of an oil rig decommissioning yard project has been …



A healthy right-to-information regime is in everyone’s best interest

Daily Star

School supplies siphoned off by a contractor. Ghost workers created to claim benefits…



Defence Ministry spent ₹7.85 crore on legal fee

The Hindu

While the debate continues over taxing disability pension for military personnel and assurances by Defence Minister…



Enlighten Kenyans on their right to access information

Business Daily

Article 35 of the Kenyan Constitution reaffirms the right of the public to access information from government and private entities…


South Africa

EPA’s Rule Changes Would Undermine Freedom of Information Act

The Media Institute

Participated in a letter (with the Reporters Committee and other news media organizations) sent to the Environmental Protection Agency…


Transparency and Right to Information Program


Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives, Pakistan (CPDI-Pakistan)

Tel: +92 (0) 51-8312794, 8312795