Montenegro: Rejection of Freedom of Information Requests Raises Alarm

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Following a recent rejection of more than 90 freedom of information requests (FOI) in Montenegro, in an effort by MANS to obtain financial disclosures related to the recent presidential election, Transparency International denounces the actions of the government agency responsible for refusing the public access to important campaign spending information. Many of the rejected requests had been under consideration for more than a year. The rejection of the FOI requests represents an unusual step backwards for transparency in campaign financing in Montenegro, given that similar requests submitted by MANS were previously accepted. Read more here.

Source: MANS | Transparency International

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