Aruna Roy is an activist and founder of India’s Right to Information movement, which fought government secrecy and secured new freedom of information laws in several states, as well as a strong national law in 2005. She also serves on the National Advisory Council, a body set up to monitor the aims of the United Progressive Alliance, a coalition of Indian political parties founded in 2004. She spoke to staff writer Chad Bouchard on the sidelines of Transparency International’s 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference in BrasÃlia.
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