Without enough information, the right information, it’s hard for us to make decisions on just about anything.
But as a society in a democracy, do we have the right to access information, especially from our public bodies? In conjunction with the International Day for Universal Access to Information on 28 September), BFM speaks to Wathshlah Naidu, executive director of the Centre for Independent Journalism, on the importance of access to information and why that matters in press freedom in Malaysia.
Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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