Cases of Information Refusal

PRESS RELEASE Access to information is one of the key aspects of a healthy democracy. Allowing people to seek and receive public documents serve as a critical tool for enhancing transparency, accountability and service delivery. The Constitution of the Maldives guarantees right to information held by offices, officials and by private bodies that carry out … Continue reading Cases of Information Refusal

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Maldives: Transfer of Broadcast Assets to Autonomous Body

PRESS RELEASE The InternationalFederation of Journalists (IFJ) welcomes the ruling by the Maldives Civil Court that the assets and budget of the state-owned Maldives National Broadcasting Corporation (MNBC) be handed over to the autonomous andindependent Maldives Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). This transfer is to be effected within twenty days, by which time journalists and other workers … Continue reading Maldives: Transfer of Broadcast Assets to Autonomous Body