Freedom of Information (FOI)
The latest news and views about the Freedom of Information (FOI) law and its implementation in Iran
A senior cultural official says the implementation of a law on Freedom of Information (FOI) is the only way to fight against financial and administrative corruption in Iran.
The English and Arabic renditions of the Islamic Republic’s Law on Dissemination of and Free Access to Information have been officially released as part of the government’s efforts to promote Freedom of Information (FOI).
The world service of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has strongly denounced the blocking of its social network accounts on YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, and Facebook, saying such moves are a sign of the impact of IRIB channels on the global media.
Six Iranian ministers as well as two lawmakers, all of whom are members of the council in charge of filtering, have called for removing the 9-year ban on people’s access to Twitter.
Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, Hossein Entezami, says the government is determined to implement the law of Freedom of Information (FOI) passed about 6 years ago.
A top Iranian academic says the law on Freedom of Information is a turning point in promoting civil rights in the Islamic Republic.
In an effort to increase transparency and promote Freedom of Information (FOI) in the Islamic Republic, the Iranian government has officially launched a portal that provides people with free access to the information of state institutions.
An Iranian official says an online system has been launched to provide Iranian citizens with free access to the information of public and private organizations and institutes.
An Iranian official has rejected the remarks by Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim, one of Iran’s six presidential hopefuls, who blamed President Hassan Rouhani’s administration for its alleged failure to fully approve and implement the law on free access to information.
The elections in Iran were carried out without filtering and with freedom of access to information
The deputy culture minister says the new law on freedom of information is expected to revolutionize the way the state interacts with citizens.