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The press and NGOs' right of access to official documents under strict scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights

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In its judgment of 28 November 2013 in the case of Österreichische Vereinigung zur Erhaltung, Stärkung und Schaffung eines wirtschaftlich gesunden land- und forstwirt­schaftlichen Grundbesitzes v. Austria (OVESSG) the European Court of Human Rights has further clarified and expanded the scope of application of Article 10 of the Convention with regard to the right of access to public documents. The judgment is especially supportive for requests by journalists and NGOs to have access to official documents. Analysis and comment.
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freedom of expression, Article 10 ECHR, Access to information, HRC

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Voorhoof, Dirk, and Rónán Ó Fathaigh. “The Press and NGOs’ Right of Access to Official Documents Under Strict Scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights.” Strasbourg Observers Blog 2013 : n. pag. Print.
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Voorhoof, D., & Ó Fathaigh, R. (2013). The press and NGOs’ right of access to official documents under strict scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights. Strasbourg Observers Blog. Gent: Human Rights Centre UGent.
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Voorhoof, Dirk, and Rónán Ó Fathaigh. 2013. “The Press and NGOs’ Right of Access to Official Documents Under Strict Scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights.” Strasbourg Observers Blog. Gent: Human Rights Centre UGent.
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Voorhoof, Dirk, and Rónán Ó Fathaigh. 2013. “The Press and NGOs’ Right of Access to Official Documents Under Strict Scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights.” Strasbourg Observers Blog. Gent: Human Rights Centre UGent.
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Voorhoof D, Ó Fathaigh R. The press and NGOs’ right of access to official documents under strict scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights. Strasbourg Observers Blog. Gent: Human Rights Centre UGent; 2013.
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D. Voorhoof and R. Ó Fathaigh, “The press and NGOs’ right of access to official documents under strict scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights,” Strasbourg Observers Blog. Human Rights Centre UGent, Gent, 2013.
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  series       = {{Strasbourg Observers Blog}},
  title        = {{The press and NGOs' right of access to official documents under strict scrutiny of the European Court of Human Rights}},
  year         = {{2013}},
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