Delays in responding to FOI requests is maladministration, finds the EU Ombudswoman after we filed a complaint against the European Parliament for taking 73 days to disclose key legislative documents.
Ioannis Lagos is a convicted nazi serving jail sentence in Greece. He is also a Member of the European Parliament. We want to know what Lagos has been using Parliament funds for, but the Parliament refuses to disclose this in order to “protect his data”. So we are taking them to court.
EU border police Frontex wants to keep its cooperation with the so-called Libyan Coast Guard secret. Sea rescue organisation Sea-Watch, in cooperation with FragDenStaat, will challenge this in court.
The EU border police, currently under multiple investigations, including for human rights violations, had initially claimed €23,700 – twice as much as what the court considers is justified.
The EU border police Frontex is under fire for its involvement in human rights violations at the EU’s borders. Now, they want to silence those exposing their wrongdoing.
A bleak day for transparency in the European Union: In response to our lawsuit, the General Court of the European Union has ruled today that the European Border Police (Frontex) does not have to disclose information regarding their border operations. We are considering an appeal to the Court of Justice.
We need to delete the government report on glyphosate for now. The Cologne District Court sent us an injunction because of an alledged copyright violation. We will fight against it - and need your click aid!
The federal government has sent us a cease-and-desist letter because we have published a government report on glyphosate. They are accusing us of violating copyright law. That’s absurd. We will defend ourselves.
We are very proud to launch the first German litigation fund for freedom of information (FOI) today, called Transparenzklagen.de („Transparency Lawsuits“). Together with our partners from the Society for Civil Rights, we want to help people claim their right to information in Germany more effectively.