Right2Know Campaign hosting events for International Right to Know Day 2015

On 28 September 2015, is International Right to Know Day and the Right2Know (R2K) Campaign will be hosting events in three major provinces to observe this important day...

26 Sep 2015 09:12

Sanef condemns sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has express shock at the sentencing on Saturday of three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court sitting in Cairo...

31 Aug 2015 08:02

SAFREA raising the alarm on gazetted changes to South Africa's Copyright Act

The Southern African Freelancers' Association (Safrea) is greatly concerned about the potential impacts of the Copyright Amendment Bill, as gazetted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on 27 July 2015...

24 Aug 2015 16:08

IAB officially expresses its concern over online censorship

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) South Africa has formally expressed its concerns over online censorship to the FPB in respect of the recently gazetted Draft Online Regulation Policy...

5 Jun 2015 12:14

R2K condemns recommitment to Secrecy Bill

Right to Know (R2K) condemns the return of the Secrecy Bill and is dismayed at reported comments of the Minister of State Security, praising the Bill and recommitting government...

13 May 2015 07:02

Africans back media freedom, says survey

Most Africans want the media to play a watchdog role, and support its right to publish what it wants without government interference, says a new analysis of African public opinion...

4 May 2015 15:19

Free media expression vital for global sustainability

PRETORIA: Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good governance and human rights around the world, top United Nations officials declared today.

4 May 2015 12:16

Publish and be damned in name of patriotism

After being stalked down a street, taunted and hit with a wrench, Emmanuel Sithole was cornered by his attackers, stabbed in the heart on a rubbish-strewn Alexandra street. He was from Mozambique...

By Anton Harber 24 Apr 2015 05:22

Sanef outraged by abuse of journalists

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is outraged by four more incidents of the abuse of power by police officers, security personnel and taxi drivers against journalists...

23 Apr 2015 06:33

Sanef condemns attacks on foreign nationals and police attacks on journalists

SANEF discussed the role the media can play in enhancing social cohesion in light of the attacks on foreign nationals mainly of African origin at its Council meeting in Durban.

21 Apr 2015 09:15

Join the debate - Is press freedom under threat in South Africa?

At the third AMASA event in Cape Town on 15 April 2015, Songezo Zibi, Editor of Business Day, will be discussing whether the press and the freedom to expression and information are under fire in South Africa...

14 Apr 2015 08:52

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

7 Apr 2015 09:35

Durban writer praises Rushdie, attacked

NEWSWATCH: Durban writer Zainub Priya Dala believes she was assaulted for expressing admiration for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Mar 2015 07:58

R2K: Parliament needs to rein in its rogue secret committee!

Murray Hunter, national spokesperson for the Right2Know Campaign says R2K is outraged to learn that Parliament's intelligence committee, the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence, has gone ahead in secret to interview candidates for the 'spy ombud', the Inspector General of Intelligence...

18 Mar 2015 12:26

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