The South Gauteng High Court today hears the case of the SABC’s banning of Project Spear, a documentary by filmmaker Sylvia van Vollenhoven about massive corruption in the run-up to the 1994 elections. Despite being of significant public interest, our public broadcaster, which has a duty to deliver critical public interest coverage, has not only […]Read more »
Info Access Now!
The R2K Campaign is committed to the free flow of information for all – the right to access and share information lies at the centre of all grassroot struggles for access to information.
Wherever possible we will support member organisations and communities in asserting their rights to access information and freedom of expression.
The Right2Know Campaign has struggled against government and private sector secrecy since our formation. Openness and transparency are fundamental Constitutional values of our democracy. South Africa is a founding member of the Open Government Partnership and since November 2015 has been the lead co-chair of the international OGP which calls for greater openness in governance […]Read more »
We are shocked and outraged to learn of the brutal murder of the chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe. As chair of the ACC, Bazooka Rhadebe was helping lead the struggle of Amadiba residents on the Wild Coast in opposing open-cast titanium mining by the Australian mining company MRC. According to Amadiba Crisis […]Read more »
On Wednesday 14 October, Right2Know Western Cape will protest outside the ANC’s regional office in Cape Town to hand petitions to the African National Congress and Business Leadership SA calling on them to investigate corruption allegations against MTN and Cyril Ramaphosa. On Friday Amabhungane published evidence that MTN moved billions of rands out of Africa to […]Read more »
On Monday 5 October it will be the final deadline for the South African Police Service to give us answers about their response to the Marikana massacre. It has been 85 days since Right2Know and the Marikana Support Campaign used the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) to demand SAPS reveals what steps it […]Read more »