South Africa: Ruling Party Proposes Changes to Controversial Bill


The ANC has proposed new changes to the contentious Protection of State Information Bill after about 50 protesters gathered at the gates of Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, during a rally against the implementation of the Bill. Protesters gathered at the gates of Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, during a rally against the implementation of the Bill.
Right to Know Protesting Outside Parliament

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Mark Weinberg is the coordinator of Right to Know Campaign, which is a "coalition of many organisations and activist who are building a people's ...

  • South Africa:  ANC Tables New Info Bill Changes

    South African Press Association, 21 November 2012

    The ANC proposed changes to the contentious Protection of State Information Bill again on Wednesday, this time tending to the liberal, and said there would be no more. read more »

  • South Africa:  POIB - the Sound of Secrets

    Daily Maverick, 21 November 2012

    Wednesday saw the beginning of the last round of Parliamentary deliberations on the controversial Protection of State Information Bill, from the ad hoc committee which has been ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Protesters Camp Out to Oppose 'Secrecy Bill'

    allAfrica.com, 21 November 2012

    "We love Zuma but down with him", chanted a group of more than 20 protesters at the gates of Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, during a rally against the implementation of the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Rally Today Against Secrecy Bill Outside Parliament

    Biz-Community, 21 November 2012

    Right2Know is calling on the public to join it outside Parliament in the Western Cape today, Wednesday, 21 November 2012, to rally against the passing of the Protection of ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Camp-Out for Openness With Right2know

    Biz-Community, 15 November 2012

    The Right2Know Campaign will be Camping Out for Openness, outside Parliament, day and night, from Monday, 19 November to demand that MPs act to defend our democracy. The ... read more »

  • South Africa:  DA Welcomes Postponement of Secrecy Bill Debate

    Democratic Alliance, 14 November 2012

    The DA was unable to attend the meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Protection of State Information Bill today. This meeting was decided on yesterday at the last minute and was ... read more »

  • South Africa:  ANC Steamrolling Secrecy Bill Through NCOP

    Democratic Alliance, 13 November 2012

    Today was the final meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Protection of State Information Bill. The ANC has made controversial amendments at the last minute and now plans to ... read more »

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