Freedom of Information
by Toby Mendel
Publisher: UNESCO 2008
Number of pages: 167
The free flow of information and ideas lies at the heart of the very notion of democracy and is crucial to effective respect for human rights. This book makes a significant contribution to the existing literature on freedom of information. It will be a valuable resource to the many people all over the world who wish to promote effective legal guarantees for the right to information.
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