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The Tshwane Principles which is a set of guidelines which have been developed on the basis of the international and national laws, standards, good practices and contributions of academics for balancing the need for keeping information confidential on grounds of national security and disclosing national security related information in public interest.

 

 

 

The Declaration defines a human rights defender as anyone working for the promotion and protection of human rights. This broad definition encompasses professional as well as non-professional human rights workers, volunteers, journalists, lawyers and anyone else carrying out, even on an occasional basis, a human rights activity.

The Declaration articulates existing human rights in a w

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled yesterday that the evidence presented by Croatia against Serbia and later the counter claim against Croatia filed by Serbia about acts of genocide, do not constitute 'genocide' for the purpose of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishm
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The South African Supreme Court of Appeal has recently ruled that Arcelor Mittal, that country's steel production giant make environmental information in its custody accessible to the people. On 26 November, 2014, the Court dismissed the appeal filed by Arcelor Mittal, South Africa (AMS
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The South African Supreme Court of Appeal has recently ruled that Arcelor Mittal, that country's steel production giant make environmental information in its custody accessible to the p
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January 21, 2014

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The Right to Information Coalition of Ghana has said it would engage professional organizations, religious bodies, educational institutions and traditional authorities to intensify sensitization on the bill.

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (

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