Newsletter 182

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

Right to Information


Around the World

Issue No: 182 E – Alert Issue Date: 16-05-2019


Namibian media not free enough – editors


Editors and experts in the media sector yesterday said despite Namibia’s good rankings on media freedom, more needs to be done…


Two workshops on RTI held

The Daily Star

Two workshops on right to information (RTI) were held at deputy commissioner’s office in Sylhet yesterday…

Jammu & Kashmir

Data shows departments miserly in revealing info under RTI Act

Greater Kashmir

With 224 appeals and 29 complaints a year, the Right to Information Act in Kashmir is not getting the priority it merits in the government departments…


As RTI commission is dysfunctional, complainants move court

The News International

In February this year, Aftab Alam, dispatched Right to Information requests to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and three of its subordinate departments…


FOI brings transparency and honesty

Law Society of Scotland

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 has led to a major improvement in government transparency and has set strong standards…


RTI application fees and charges

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

You will need to pay an application fee of $49.70 when you apply for information under the Right to Information Act 2009…

Sri Lanka

RTI activism in Sri Lanka and India: Can India continue to be an example in future?

The Daily Mirror

The decomposed body of a 32-year old RTI activist who went missing in January was found in Pune, a city in the Indian State of Maharashtra early February…

Transparency and Right to Information Program


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

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