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21.06.2018 FOI Officers in the State Bodies

Freedom of Information Center has publicized the whole list of officers responsible for freedom of information in the state bodies.

21.04.2018 Statement. The cases of violence against the journalists and hindering their professional activities during April 20-22.

We continue following the events, recording the violation against the journalists and reconfirming our demand to stop violence and to punish those guilty.

06.04.2018 RSF: Mounting concern about press freedom in Armenia

RSF is concerned about a series of legislative initiatives reducing journalists’ access to information in the public interest, the latest of which keep reporters away from the places where the authorities take decisions.

05.03.2018 Statement on the draft law “On the Structure and Activities of the Government” adopted by a number of journalistic organizations on March 1, 2018.

“By decision of the RA National Assembly Speaker the draft law “On the Structure and Activities of the Government”, which has not undergone thorough public discussion and has been harshly criticized by the media and non-governmental organizations, was placed on the agenda of the extraordinary session to be convened following the end of the February 27, 2018 regular sessions.

30.01.2018 State Bodies Have Spent Almost 156 Million AMD or 322 Thousand Dollars While Making New Year Preparations

The most interesting answer is that of RA Government staff. The body mentions in the answer that 682,100 was spent on New Year postcards, but it did not provide any information about New Year reception expenses, since they are included in the procurement plan containing secret and cannot be publicized.

17.01.2018 FOICA Will Get Compensation from the RA Road Police

Recently the court decision against the RA Road Police came into force for the benefit of FOICA. According to the court decision of RA Administrative Court the RA Road Police is obliged to provide the information that it had not provided before, as well as compensate the expenses of FOICA by paying 50000 AMD.

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