Access to information

19/11/2016

Conscripts Allowed to Photograph Their Files

On 31 August 2016, St. Petersburg City Court upheld a district court’s judgement in the case of Artyom Efimov against the Military Commissariat, a […]
01/05/2017

Vigjilenca Abazi: “Whistleblowing is a Manifestation of Freedom of Expression”

Dr. Vigjilenca Abazi is an Assistant Professor of EU Law at Maastricht University and a Research Coordinator at the Centre for European Research in […]
03/04/2018

Prisoner No. 7

Seventy years after Raoul Wallenberg's disappearance in the Lubyanka prison, his family is suing the FSB for access to prison archives.
12/04/2018

Helen Darbishire: “Right of access to information is one of the instruments to defend democracy”

Access Info Europe defends and promotes the right to know on the European continent. We met with them in Madrid to find out what has changed in field of access to information since 2006.
19/04/2018

The Blacklist

The Russian State Duma aims at to block websites containing false and defamatory information. Human rights defenders warn that its initiative could become an instrument of censorship.
09/08/2020

Out of the Cage, Into the Net: Understanding Access to the Internet in Prison as a Human Right

What is the internet? A means or an end? How do we define the right to access the internet? Is it an autonomous human right, or does it augment other rights protected by the European Convention on Human Rights?