South Africa: R2k Demands an Open and Transparent Appointment Process for New SARS Boss!
The Right2Know Campaign notes the announcement by Treasury outlining the process for the appointment of the SARS Commissioner. Treasury has expressed desire to follow the Nugent… Read more »
December 06, 2018
South Africa: Mashaba Misses Deadline to Respond On Joburg Protest Fees
R2K Gauteng is outraged that Mayor Herman Mashaba and JMPD Chief of Police David Tembe have broken a promise to respond to concerns that the City of Johannesburg is violating… Read more »
November 05, 2018
South Africa: Premier Misses Deadline On Transcripts
KZNPremier Willies Mchunu has missed the deadline for responding to our Promotion of Access to Information Act request for transcripts of the Moerane Commission of Inquiry into the… Read more »
October 17, 2018
South Africa: R2K Calls for Competitions Commission to Intervene On High Data Costs
Today R2K activists are appearing before the Competition Commission's public hearings on data costs. (Watch a livestream of the public hearings here.) Read more »
October 01, 2018
South Africa: Yes - Bathabile Dlamini Must Pay for Her Conduct in the Sassa Crisis
The Constitutional Court has delivered a damning judgment against former Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini who was found to have lied to a court of law. Read more »
September 27, 2018
South Africa: International Right to Know Day Statement - No to Internet Shutdowns #keepiton!
Tomorrow, 28 September 2018, the Right2Know Campaign in solidarity with the people of Southern Cameroons (represented by the Sam Soya Center for Democracy & Human Rights… Read more »
August 20, 2018
South Africa: R2k Files Official Request for Moerane Commission Transcripts and Report - 30 Days to Respond!
R2K has filed a request, using the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), to KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu to release the report and transcripts of the Moerane… Read more »
August 07, 2018
South Africa: Statement - R2K and PI Joins Amabhungane Rica Challenge As Amicus Curiae
The Right2Know Campaign and Privacy International, represented by the Legal Resources Centre, have applied to be admitted as friends of the court in an ongoing legal challenge to… Read more »
July 04, 2018
South Africa: R2K Launches Spooked - Surveillance of Journalists in SA Report!!!
Today the Right2Know Campaign has launched a report on surveillance of journalists in South Africa. This is the latest contribution to growing evidence of systemic surveillance… Read more »
June 12, 2018
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 »
May 24, 2018
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 »
May 03, 2018
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 »
April 30, 2018
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 »
April 26, 2018
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 »
April 25, 2018
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 »
April 20, 2018
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 »
April 19, 2018
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 »
March 19, 2018
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 »
January 31, 2018
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 »