Tag: rti

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Aug2011
Civil society activist Anna Hazare was arrested on Tuesday and sent to Tihar Jail as Delhi Police moved to stop his fast-unto-death to press for a strong anti-corruption lokpal bill, triggering swathes of unrest across the country and pitting the government against not just the opposition but also large sections ... Read More
August 16, 2011haritha

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Jun2011
www.ft.lk: FT VIEW:    THE right to information is a universally acknowledged but rarely legally implemented need. In countries that have, particularly vulnerable political situations it is even less followed. Information, after all is a double edged sword so that even the people that promote it are hesitant about it since it ... Read More
June 24, 2011haritha

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Jun2011
DailyMirror.lk:    A new Bill, which is being prepared, will ensure the right to information and enhance media freedom and participatory democracy, the government said yesterday. Cabinet spokesman and Minister Anura Priyadharshana told a journalist at the weekly Cabinet briefing that the private member’s Bill presented by United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader ... Read More
June 24, 2011haritha

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Jun2011
Ulan Bator 20.06.11: ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption of the Law on Information Transparency and Freedom of Information by the Parliament of Mongolia on June 16, 2011. The Law will come into effect on December 1, 2011. “We are very pleased that Mongolia has now joined the nearly 90 countries across ... Read More
June 23, 2011haritha