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.