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07.10.2013 Black List 2013, 3rd quarter
These officials have violated the people’s access to information right in the 3rd quarter of 2013
It’s already the 11th time that the Freedom of Information Center's annual "Golden Key and Rusty Lock" award ceremony took place on September 27, 2013 devoted to the International Right to Know Day.
By its decision dated on June 26, 2013, the RA Court of Cassation finally resolved the court dispute between the FOICA and the Democratic Party of Armenia. The Court rejected the appeal of the party and left in force the decision of the First Instance Court of the General Competence of Center and Nork-Marash administrative districts, by which the Court had fully satisfied the FOICA's claim against the Party.
15.07.2013 Black List 2013, 2nd quarter
These officials have violated the people’s access to information right in the 2nd quarter of 2013
The 2013 Q3 (July-September) Black List will already include not only officials who do not respond to FOI inquiries, but also those who groundlessly refuse providing information or breach the 5-day deadline stipulated by the FOI Law.
On April 8, 2013 FOICA filed a suit at the RA Administrative Court against the RA National Assembly, appealing the refusal of the RA NA regarding to the FOICA's request to receive the copies of the decrees by the Chairman of the RA NA. The NA claimed that the decrees contain the NA employee's personal data.