In May 2009, the Selangor state government under the Pakatan Rakyat has committed to the enactment of a FOI law. This was a result of the national campaign and strategic meetings organised by the Coalition for Good Governance with the … Continue reading Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

What is and why FOI?

Freedom of information is a fundamental human rights, as enunciated under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In Malaysia, the Official Secrets Act and other legislations severely undermine this right. Secrecy allows inefficiency, wastefulness and corruption to … Continue reading Tags: , , , , , ,