Sweden: World's oldest access law will remain

Riksdagen, the Swedish parliament
11/04/2012 -

Swedish parliamentarians have unanimously agreed not to propose a recast of the Swedish Freedom of the Press Act, the first law in the world to grant citizens access to public information.<


Sweden: Sweden: ”Don't mess with our historical law”

Anders Chydenius
24/05/2011 -

The world’s oldest law on access to information is up for changes in order to conform with EU-legislation. Critics object strongly to the indicated suggestions.