Radhika Jhalani

Using Right to Information as a Tool for Global Advocacy

The right to information (RTI) is an important tool for advocacy worldwide. In authoritarian regimes, access to information is generally restricted or cut off, and the world has witnessed the weakening of RTI acts globally. The Global South has recently witnessed severe digital authoritarianism. There is perpetual news of RTI activists being harassed, yet they continue to be one of the most effective and impactful ways to obtain information.