28 March 2012
Access to documents in the EU is not a "gift" from on high to be packaged, sanitised
and manipulated, it is a "right" which is fundamental in a democracy."
- Tony Bunyan, Deirdre Curtin and Aidan White, Introduction to "Essays for an Open Europe"
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