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Do not put your secret with Justin Canadian!

The confrontation, watched by millions, between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G20 summit opens up a philosophical value debate.
The Chinese accused the Canadian of leaking the details of a private meeting that took place between them, in an exceptionally frank glimpse of Xi’s interactions with other world leaders, according to the “Bloomberg” news agency. It’s inappropriate and that’s not the way we had our conversation, is it?’
Trudeau replied, “In Canada, we believe in free, open and frank dialogue, and this is what we will continue.”
Here we are facing a collision between two worldviews, between a system of values ​​and a different one, between East and West, in their extremes.
There are many manifestations and various fields of this struggle, but we limit the discussion to the value of freedom of information and the right of the individual to obtain it, which is branched out of a greater right or rights, which are human rights.
In the western formulation of this concept, securing access to information is a duty owed to the individual by governments, and the text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948 in its Article No. 19, stipulates the individual’s right to expression and access to information.
Most Western constitutions and laws guarantee this right, and there are countries that have established continuous arrangements for the disclosure of information, even if it is not requested, to the public.
Over the past fifty years, the US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has allowed Americans and others to request records on a subject from the federal government, and forced federal agencies to provide them, as a State Department website, Share America, reveals, but with all that there is confidential information that cannot be disclosed. About it, and some information needs more than a century to pass in order to be published. According to this US State Department report, in the past few years, the CIA has declassified its recent documents related to World War I, including a document related to the components of secret ink.
The right to circulate and obtain information has become a feature of international laws, including the non-Western world. In the modern Egyptian constitution, Article No. 47, a text refers to this among other rights.
But can this matter actually be applied to its causes?
For example, is it possible to reveal today all the details of the Egyptian, Moroccan, Saudi, or Jordanian political archives?
Let this be, can all of the American archives related to the Cold War be disclosed? Or the French archives on colonial times?
Yes, the Chinese system is a closed and ambiguous system of government that believes in the administration of one individual, with perhaps a few individuals, and this is extremism against Western chaos, like China’s continuation of the policy of extremism in confronting “Corona” until today.
This is known, but there is a middle ground, for sure, between the Chinese closure and the Canadian loosening, and it is the area in which we must navigate.

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