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: 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 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
June 28, 2017
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 »
May 30, 2017
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 »
May 06, 2017
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 »
May 02, 2017
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 »
January 16, 2017
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 »
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