An accusation is one more chance to sling some mud

We need public hearings …
I was disgusted to hear that the proposed National Anti-Corruption Commission was to hold proceedings in secret except in exceptional circumstances.

The reverse needs to be the case, as it is in most courts and tribunals. We only have to see all the current publicity about unpublished grants of tax money and secret ministries to realise that it is primarily politicians who fear publicity that puts them in a well-deserved bad light.
Loch Wilson, Northcote

… for public enlightenment
The imminent new federal integrity act should favour public, not private, hearings…

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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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