Call to Establish Committee to Access Information
The Bahrain Transparency Society praised the development achieved
in the media sector in recent years, in which the press has witnessed
an unprecedented flourishing. The Society demanded genuine changes
to legislations and policies regarding the flow and access to information.
This is needed in order to match the genuine and comprehensive requirements
of the 21st century, as characterized by the revolution in information.
The statement stressed the necessity of achieving cooperation between
civil society organizations, ministries, state institutions and
the Legislative Authority in order to achieve the objective of establishing
a Committee for the Access of Information.