Insufficient guide

The International Federation of Journalists has condemned the recent EU Human Rights Guidelines on Freedom of Expression Online and Offline for "failure to recognise the right of the public to access information held by public authorities," for having been developed without consulting trades unions, and for "the absence of recognition of the role of journalists unions and associations in protecting the rights and conditions of the journalists' profession".

The guidelines instead focus on criteria for judging the behaviour of non-member states.

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