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ARTICLE19 have submitted a third party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights regarding the case of MAGYAR HELSINKI BIZOTTSÁG v HUNGARY. The core issue raised is the right of the public to obtain information held by public bodies, arguing that the right of access to information is a fundamental human right, and thus any restrictions on it must be necessary and proportionate, and any privacy exemptions must meet those tests. More information is available here.

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