South Africa: Zuma Appoints Loyalists - Hands Off the SABC!
Noting that the delay in appointing a permanent board for the SABC board was unlawful, unconstitutional, and tantamount to undermining the National Assembly, R2K notes with concern… Read more »
South Africa: International Right to Know Day Statement - No to Internet Shutdowns!
To mark the 2017 International Right to Know Day, Right2Know Campaign will hold pickets at the embassies of the Republic of Cameroon and the Republic of Togo in Pretoria from 11am… Read more »
South Africa: Surveillance Stats Reveal Spooks' Cell Phone Bonanza
Where were you on this day exactly five years ago? Did you make any phone calls? Send any text messages? And how would you feel if you knew MTN, Vodacom, or whichever network… Read more »
South Africa: Stats Reveal That Police Spy On 70,000 Mobile Phones Every Year
Today R2K releases statistics from MTN, Vodacom, Cell C and Telkom that show that government accesses tens of thousands of people's sensitive communications information every year… Read more »
South Africa: #DataMustFall - R2K Marches On Cell C
On Thursday 29 June 2017, to mark the end of Youth Month, the Right2Know Campaign in KZN will march on Cell C in Durban to demand a reduction in the costs of data. This follows… Read more »
South Africa: 30 Days for Cellular Companies to Provide Surveillance Stats
R2K has filed PAIA requests with the network operators for information about how often they hand over sensitive customer information Read more »
South Africa: R2K Strongly Condemns MRC's Corruption and Bullyism!
R2K is appalled to learn that Mineral Commodities Limited (MRC), an Australian mining company is suing a West Coast community activist and two Centre for Environmental Rights… Read more »
South Africa: #DataMustFall - R2K KZN to Protest Outside MTN Tomorrow!
R2K KZN will protest outside MTN offices in Umhlanga Drive tomorrow, 03 May 2017 at 10AM. To mark World Press Freedom day, the Right2Know Campaign calls on all network providers to… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Statement On Absa Report and Apartheid Secrecy
Right2Know welcomes the next step of the Public Protector's much-delayed investigation into apartheid-era looting from the SA Reserve Bank. On Friday it was reported that the… Read more »
December 15, 2016
South Africa: Research - New Terrains of Privacy in South Africa
Privacy issues in South Africa have a particular historical significance, given the apartheid state's systemic violation of the privacy of the black majority and political… Read more »
December 13, 2016
South Africa: State Security Must Answer for Their Support for Hlaudi's Agenda!
On Monday representatives of the SABC 8 appeared before Parliament's SABC inquiry - Thandeka Gqubule, Krivani Pillay, Vuyo Mvoko and Lukhanyo Calata. Read more »
November 01, 2016
South Africa: Right2Know Supports Hands Off Our Grants Campaign
Right2Know supports the Hands Off Our Grants campaign. Read more »
October 27, 2016
South Africa: R2K Statement - Independent Media Abandoning Press Council Is a Worry Sign!
We learned last week that the Independent Media has decided that it will no longer be subject to the authority of the Press Council and that the company will instead rely on its… Read more »
August 08, 2016
South Africa: R2K in Solidarity With #Bophelohouse94 Health Workers' Right to Protest
On Monday 8 August, the 94 Free State community health workers and Treatment Action Campaign activists - the #BopheloHouse94 - appear again before a full bench on the Bloemfontein… Read more »
July 27, 2016
South Africa: R2K Occupies SABC Headquarters!
R2K activists are currently confronting SABC management and staging a sit-in at SABC Headquarters in Auckland Park. Read more »
June 27, 2016
South Africa: R2K Welcomes Jimi Matthews' Resignation. Hlaudi Must Follow Him!
The Right2Know Campaign welcomes the decision by acting SABC CEO Jimi Matthews to quit his job because he can no longer tolerate the "corrosive atmosphere" at the broadcaster. The… Read more »
May 28, 2016
South Africa: R2K Statement - SABC Stop Self-Censorship!
The Right2Know Campaign is highly dismayed by the SABC's decision not to show footage of people burning public institutions in any of its news bulletins. This is a form of… Read more »
April 26, 2016
South Africa: Demands to Stand Against Surveillance and Fix Rica!
Memorandum to Department of Justice: Demands to Stand Against Surveillance and Fix RICA! Read more »
January 27, 2016
South Africa: R2K Rejects the Call to Regulate OTTs!
R2K rejects the call to regulate over the top services (OTTs) such as WhatsApp and Skype as a move to propel profiteering that has undermined people's right to communicate for… Read more »
January 18, 2016
South Africa: R2K Protest Against Looming Eskom Tariff Hike!
The Right2Know Campaign strongly opposes Eskom's Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) application that could see electricity tariff increase by 17% . Eskom submitted its RCA… Read more »
December 21, 2015
South Africa: R2K Champions 2016 - Marikana Support Campaign
Marikana Support Campaign used MINERS SHOT DOWN to campaign effectively for justice for the murdered Marikana miners. Read more »
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