Five Romanian NGOs in an open letter have condemned legislation that would limit the state’s requirement to supply public information. They argue that the legislative change would make access to information a more financially costly process, restricting the exercise of a fundamental right, thus undermining the state’s transparency. While the Romanian Government installed temporary restrictions on access to information during COVID-19 measures, activists warn that these conditions are being extended beyond the pandemic across Central and Southeast Europe. Read more here.
Source: Balkan Insight