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The Right to Information is a Fundamental Right!

Charlene See, Programme Lead, UNDI18

25-Aug-21 14:00

The Right to Information is a Fundamental Right!

Freedom of Information of a citizen’s right to information, is a democratic right. As the saying goes “the control of information is the tool of the dictatorship.” Unfortunately, in Malaysia, despite calling itself a democratic nation, freedom of information as a legal provision is only offered in two states - Selangor and Penang. 

Recently, the folks at UNDI18, have launched a campaign focusing on the Right to Information. Charlene See, Programme Lead of UNDI18 joins us on the show to discuss.

 

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Dashran Yohan


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