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Produced by the Constitution Unit of the UK’s University College London, this guide contains various examples of FoI requests, alongside tips and advice on pursuing demands for information helps by public bodies in the UK.
Published by a group named WhatDoTheyKnow, this is a database containing hundreds of thousands of FoI requests to UK authorities, and the responses received from those bodies.
A report by the U.S. Carter Center on specific instances of the application of Liberia’s Freedom of Information Act, signed into law on September 16, 2010.
A lengthy but useful guide to FoI requests using U.S. legislation. Remember, you don’t have to be a U.S. citizen to use most of these rights to demand material from U.S. public authorities.
A lengthy report which is focused on European data protection decisions, but which also includes coverage of FoI cases.
A list of important decisions by America’s senior court on the U.S. FoI Act, published by a non-profit association. Focused on cases of relevance to journalists, but helpful guidance for more general use.
The SAHRC has the primary enforcement role for South Africa’s FoI legislation, amongst other important mandates. It describes itself as “the national institution established to support constitutional democracy.. committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.”
The full text of South Africa’s primary FoI legislation. Notably this allows for access to records and data held by private as well as public bodies.