Seimas ombudsman proposes regulation to ease reporters' access to government officials
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Seimas Ombudsman Raimondas Šukys addressed the Ministry of Culture with a recommendation to draft a sample regulation, which would assure that the right of journalists to get information is properly implemented by governmental and municipal institutions.
On Thursday, the Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on Provision of Information to the Public and the Code of Criminal Procedure initiated by President Dalia Grybauskaitė. It is hoped this will enhance freedom of the press, democracy and respect of human rights.
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