South Africa: R2K Briefing - Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill
Parliament is considering a new Bill to replace the National Key Points Act, an apartheid-era security law. Its name is the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill - the public has… Read more »
South Africa: Statement - Shadow of the Secrecy Bill - No to SSA Censorship Threats!
R2K rejects the State Security Agency's desperate threats against the publishers of The President's Keepers, written by veteran investigative journalist Jacques Pauw. Read more »
South Africa: R2K Urges the Tanzanian Government to Release Human Rights Defenders!
The Right2Know Campaign is outraged to learn about the unlawful arrest of 12 Human Rights activists on 17 October in Tanzania while attending a workshop in the capital city, Dar es… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Statement On the 40th Anniversary of Black Wednesday - Free the Media! Free the People!
Today marks 40 years since the apartheid state tried to crush Black Consciousness Movements on what is now known as the Black Wednesday. On this day, in the wake of the murder of… Read more »
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: New Report Shows How Paia Is Being Undermined
Year after year, the Access to Information Network's Shadow Report on the state of access to information in South Africa has demonstrated poor levels of compliance with the… 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: Private Security Watchdog Ignores Murder Complaint Against Red Ants
It has been 115 days since Ivory Park resident, Samuel Mabunda died after being beaten with a crowbar and kicked by members of the Red Ants Security. Ekhurhuleni Metro Police, who… 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: R2K Gauteng Rejects Home Affairs' 'Smart ID' System!
On Tuesday 22 August 2017, R2K Gauteng will march to Home Affairs Head Office, Hallmark Building, 230 Johannes Ramokhoase Street in Pretoria to challenge the new "Smart ID" system.… Read more »
South Africa: Ethekwini Tries to Ban R2K KZN's Marikana March
Today the Right2Know KZN is holding a Marikana commemoration march to the Umlazi police station. This is part of a series of country-wide solidarity events marking five years since… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Condemns Brazen Theft of Documents in Parliament's Inquiry!
R2K is alarmed to learn about the theft of evidence involving Gengezi Mgidlana, Parliament's secretary who has been suspended for possible financial mismanagement. Read more »
South Africa: R2K Is Outraged By Black First Land First's Continued Attacks On Journalists
The recent harassment of Micah Reddy, an amaBhungane investigative journalist and R2K activist, is yet another affront on freedom of expression. Micah was accosted by members of… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Condemns Black Opinion Take-Down
R2K strongly condemns web hosting company Hetzner South Africa for taking the website Black Opinion.co.za offline, suppressing the site contributor's freedom to impart information.… Read more »
South Africa: Moerane Commission - Hit Out On Glebelands Witness
"They are counting the hours," Glebelands sources reported, "the thugs have all the information they need on him." Read more »
South Africa: R2K Submission to Parliament On the Funding of Political Parties
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South Africa: R2K Demands Full Land Audit Information!
On the 30 of June 1991, South Africa's infamous 1913 Land Act was repealed by the Abolition of Racially Based Land Measures Act. 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: Statement - We Demand the Release of Apartheid-Era Secrets!
R2K welcomes the release of Apartheid Guns and Money, an important book about the networks of corruption and profit of our apartheid past. The book is authored by R2K member and… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Statement - We Reject David Mahlobo's Bogus Claims of a 'Regime Change' Plot!
Minister of State Security David Mahlobo must give evidence or stop making bogus claims of a 'regime change' plot! Yesterday the Minister repeated his paranoid claims that South… Read more »
South Africa: SA Faces Review of Surveillance Policies At the UN Human Rights Council
Today, 10 May 2017, South Africa's human rights record will come under scrutiny at the United Nations Human Rights Council. This will include a review of South Africa's… 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: World Press Freedom Day 2017 - Defend and Advance Media Freedom for All
Today (3 May) the Right2Know Campaign will mark Press Freedom Day with a protest march to the MTN headquarters in Durban, a Free Speech train cypher and a Hate Speech Bill workshop… Read more »
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