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Sjors van Beek

Journalist, De Limburger / Limburgs Dagblad in Maastricht

The Netherlands, a Transparent Society? Think Again...

PRESENTED ON SEP 07, 2016
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 31

Transparency is of the utmost importance for a healthy, democratic society. A free press is the gatekeeper for that transparency and the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) is one of the tools to achieve transparency. The Netherlands prides itself for being an open, transparent society. Unjustly so, according to investigative Sjors van Beek, who has met many locked doors during his career spanning over 25 years.

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