Daily News Hungary
Daily News Hungary

Budapest, June 29 (MTI) – Four civil groups have spoken out against a proposed amendment to the law on freedom of information.

The proposed introduction of a fee for demanding the disclosure of data in the public interest poses an “insurmountable obstacle” to accessing such data, Transparency International Magyarorszag, K-Monitor, Atlatszo and Energiaklub said in a joint statement on Monday,

The NGOs has sent a letter to Justice Minister Laszlo Trocsanyi, data protection ombudsman Attila Peterfalvi and legislators to prevent “new restrictions” on freedom of information.

Source: http://mtva.hu/hu/hungary-matters

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