Our representatives are meant to act in our best interests. When politicians know that they have to face independent journalists asking them to explain their decisions, they're more likely to make choices that put our well-being first.
Access to information is never more important than during public health emergencies.
EU transparency has achieved an important victory at the European Court of Justice (ECJ). The court ruled on 22 March that the European Parliament (EP) must in principle grant access, on specific request, to documents...
The European ombudsman has launched “fast-track” access to public documents driven by demand from individuals or organisations that urgently need to view certain documents. The fast-track procedure for handling these...
Fundación Civio is appealing to the Supreme Court against a judicial interpretation of the Law on Transparency that is not conceived in the law itself and that implies a serious regression in citizens’ right to access public information.
Mass surveillance is ineffective because it weighs down security services with so much information that it's impossible for analysts to identify what is important or relevant.
Hungarian authorities erred when they refused to provide a human rights NGO access to information – an essential part of freedom of expression – about the employment of pro deo lawyers.
Here's what needs to be done in 2016 to adequately address the problem of corruption and guarantee more and more transparency in Italy.
The national security service has been ordered to hand over statistics it claimed was classified after a court's decision that the information does not compromise state secrets.
No access to case files for migrants or their lawyers, foreign children being placed in guarded centers and sending Syrians back to Greece are the key problems of Poland's migrant return procedure. A big obstacle for...