Archive for Denmark

 

Citizens sign up against power abuse

11/05/2013 -

A proposed new Danish law on access to documents has caused close to a political uproar. More than 75 000 citizens have signed a petition against the law.

”Yes-minister-law” to hide political documents from the public

08/02/2013 -

Danish parliamentarians get ready to adopt a new access law with politically sensitive documents kept secret by definition.

Government to hide behind lowered curtain

12/10/2012 -

Danish politicians are on the verge to create an access free zone for themselves. Proposal for a new law on freedom of information draws criticism.

 

Cross border access gets prestigious award

05/01/2012 -

Wobbing, or request for access, in a neighbouring country helped award winning Danish journalist topple minister.

Denmark: One year and still no answer

31/10/2011 -

Danish investigative journalist Bo Elkjær has waited for requested documents on the treatment of prisoners in Iraq for more than a year.

Denmark: Top subsidy scorer gets more than a million euro

09/03/2011 -

The largest beneficiary of farm subsidies in Denmark got more than one million euro (DKK 7,9 million) for 2010 from Brussels.

Hidden danger: No overview over risk factories

10/09/2010 -

After 2½ years of wob-struggle a list over dangerous factories has been made public in Denmark.

Denmark: Wob used to document threat to filmmaker

07/07/2010 -

The director of the documentary Armadillo about the activities of Danish soldiers in Afghanistan has been threatened to silence by Danish military according to Danish newspaper BT.

Denmark: Risc companies kept secret

14/01/2010 -

Risc companies have to be known, argues Danish wob-site Aabenhedstinget and fights to get out the list of companies of high risc.

Denmark: Secret documents on side-effects wobbed out – online now

23/10/2008 -

An international team from Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark started to wob out previously secret documents on side effects last year.

Denmark: Decentralized transparency

01/10/2008 -

Denmark is a constitutional monarchy. Access to information is available at the central government, the regions and the local municipalities.

Denmark: Million crown salary to spindoctor

15/05/2008 -

The spindoctor of the Danish liberal prime minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, receives a million-crown salary, a wobrequest revealed.

Denmark: Million crown salary to spindoctor

15/05/2008 -

The spindoctor of the Danish liberal prime minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, receives a million-crown salary, a wobrequest revealed.

Denmark: Buy a professor

08/05/2008 -

External funding for Copenhagen University was connected to the request of promoting two researchers to professors, a wob-request has revealed.

Denmark: Live FOI-application for European data held by the US

16/09/2007 -

Following the yearlong quarrels between EU, the US and not least data-protectors and civil liberties activists about flight-passenger data, a Danish newspaper-blog now runs a life appl

Denmark: Freedom of information under pressure, upcoming conference

18/08/2007 -

Danish journalists experience more and more difficulties when applying for documents in Denmark.

Denmark: How-to-do-it by two key players

01/01/2007 -

Two different players have published extensive guides on wobbing in Denmark; both of them only in Danish though.

Denmark: Little case law but a strong ombudsman

01/01/2007 -

According to the Danish system, a refusal to obtain information usually is appealed within the administration.

 
 

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