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Draft Law Banning Publishing of Information Concerning the Armed Forces (November 19, 2014) by George Sadek

On November 6, 2014, the legislative department of the State Council of Egypt (a judicial organ) ...

Topic: Arms control and nonproliferation; Freedom of information; Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press; Internet
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Recent Court Decisions on Islamic Veil Bans (July 11, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

The European Court of Human Rights has recently ruled that the French ban on veiling one's ...

Topic: Discrimination; Freedom of information; Human rights
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights; France

New Laws Become Effective for 2014 (January 08, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Two major pieces of controversial legislation that were passed in 2013 became effective in Denmark on ...

Topic: Freedom of information; Unemployment benefits
Jurisdiction: Denmark

New Privacy Protection Law (November 05, 2013) by Peter Roudik

On October 1, 2013, amendments to Russia's Civil Code aimed at protecting the privacy of individuals ...

Topic: Civil procedure; Freedom of information; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: Russia

New Media Law on President (May 28, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press; Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Uniform Framework on Freedom of Expression, Information Considered (March 21, 2012) by Constance Johnson

From March 5-9, 2012, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) held a meeting of ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Economic Community of West African States

Newly Enacted Laws Guarantee Access to Information, Create Truth Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations (November 28, 2011) by Eduardo Soares

On November 18, 2011, the Brazilian government enacted a law (Lei No. 12.527, de 18 ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Protection of Information Bill Controversial (August 16, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On August 10, 2011, the South African organization Open Democracy Advice Centre (ODAC) issued a statement ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Freedom of Information Bill Passes Both Houses of Parliament (May 31, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

News outlets are reporting that both houses of Nigeria's Parliament have adopted the harmonized version of ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

House of Representatives Approves Freedom of Information Bill (March 01, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On February 24, 2011, the 360-member lower house of Nigeria's National Assembly adopted the Freedom of ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Freedom of Information Reforms Come into Force (November 17, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

Changes to Australia's freedom of information (FOI) laws came into effect on November 1, 2010. (Press ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Australia

European Court of Justice Issues Judgment on Journalists' Access to Documents during Pending Cases (October 13, 2010) by Theresa Papademetriou

Under European Union legislation, access to documents issued by the EU institutions, the European Commission, the ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: European Union

Bill on Transparency and Access to Public Information (August 20, 2010) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

By August 20, 2010, Spain's government is expected to have approved the final Bill on Transparency ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Spain

House of Representatives Passes Freedom of Information Act (July 29, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On July 22, 2010, the Liberian House of Representatives passed the Freedom of Information Bill which, ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Liberia

Law on Public Information in Force (April 30, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On April 30, 2010, Indonesia's Law on Freedom of Information will come into effect; it was ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

President Obama Signs Executive Order Streamlining Declassification of Government Information (January 25, 2010) by Luis Acosta

On December 29, 2009, President Barack Obama issued an executive order intended to allow researchers to ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: United States

Freedom of Information Act Approved by Senate (December 17, 2009) by Constance Johnson

On December 14, 2009, the Senate of the Philippines approved a Freedom of Information Act designed ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Philippines

Arizona Supreme Court Holds Metadata Can Be Subject to Public Records Requests (November 17, 2009) by John Cannan

The Supreme Court of Arizona has held that metadata – "information describing the history, tracking, or ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: United States

Proposed Secrecy Law Controversial (September 16, 2009) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's government and House of Representatives have agreed on a state secrecy bill that includes the ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Alarm over Purported Draft Media Law (August 18, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

On August 10, 2009, Frank La Rue, who has served since August 2008 as the United ...

Topic: Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: United Nations; Venezuela

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Last updated: November 19, 2014