South Africa: R2K Statement - Parliament Must Do More to Boost Transparency in Party Politics!
On Friday 08 June, Right2Know made a submission to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Parliament's Political Party Funding Bill to call for more to be done to ensure full… Read more »
Africa: Surveillance and Harassment of Journalists in Africa Must End! - #AfricaDay
This Africa Day, R2K is shining the spotlight on surveillance and harassment of journalists in the continent. Over the past few years, R2K has raised concerns about the mounting… Read more »
South Africa: R2k Statement - World Press Freedom Day!
Today, 03 May 2018, the Right2Know Campaign marks the World Press Freedom Day. This year's theme is Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law. The theme highlights… Read more »
South Africa: R2K KZN to Protest Rica At Vodacom Offices
On Monday 30 April 2018, Right2Know KZN will stage a protest outside the Umhlanga offices of Vodacom, to deliver a memorandum demanding an end to RICA spying abuses and calling for… Read more »
South Africa: Freedom Week 2018 - No Freedom Without Participatory Democracy!
Tomorrow, R2K marks Freedom Day as an important day that gives us an opportunity to reflect on our compromised democracy. 2018 will be remembered as the end of the Zupta era! While… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Welcomes Progress in the Struggle for #DataMustFall
The Right2Know Campaign welcomes ICASA's intervention to help stop the airtime and data ripoff from cell phone companies and advance the right to communicate. On the eve of Freedom… Read more »
South Africa: Right2Know Defends the Right to Strike
Today the Right2Know activists across the country will join the SAFTU-lead National Shutdown in opposing proposed Amendments to the Labour Relations Act that threaten to seriously… Read more »
South Africa: Statement - R2K Stands With Amadiba Crisis Committee!
The Right2Know Campaign strongly supports the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) in their fight against the proposed mining of the coastal sand dunes at Xolobeni on the Wild Coast,… Read more »
South Africa: Statement - R2k Condemns Sentech for Switching Off Community Radio Stations!
The Right2Know Campaign is alarmed by the reports of the decision of the State-owned signal distribution company Sentech to switch off 15 community radio stations because they… Read more »
South Africa: Right2Know 2018 National Summit Resolutions
The Righ2Know Campaign held its 8th National Summit at Stay City in Johannesburg from 9 - 11 March 2018. See FULL REPORT. Read more »
South Africa: Statement - R2K Rejects the 'New National Key Points' Bill
On Wednesday 31 January 2018, the Right2Know Campaign will brief the Portfolio Committee on Police on why it rejects the Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill. Read more »
December 13, 2017
South Africa: No to State of Emergency Regulations!
R2K is outraged to see confirmation that a government task team has been working in secret to draft new 'State of Emergency' regulations - effectively to create pre-conditions for… Read more »
South Africa: R2K Gauteng to Picket in Solidarity With the Marievale Community!
Today, 13 December 2017, R2K Gauteng will picket in solidarity with the Marievale community outside three Army Bases in Gauteng from 11AM. Read more »
November 30, 2017
South Africa: Lobby Groups Calls for Official Probe Into TV Service 'Kickbacks'
The Right2Know Campaign is deeply worried by recent media revelations of suspect correspondence between, and dodgy payments from, MultiChoice to SABC and ANN7. Read more »
November 13, 2017
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 »
November 03, 2017
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 »
October 24, 2017
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 »
October 19, 2017
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 »
October 17, 2017
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 »
September 28, 2017
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 »
September 21, 2017
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 »
September 13, 2017
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 »
August 23, 2017
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 »
August 21, 2017
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 »
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