A version of the following opinion piece appeared in The Cape Times and The Star on 11 February 2014: The front-page report in the Sunday Independent that billionaire Natie Kirsh may be the ‘mystery donor’ behind the failed DA-Agang merger, has excited much interest in his alleged role as a political donor. Rightfully so. But […]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.
In mid-October the Seriti Commission of Inquiry starts its third month of hearings into the controversial R70-billion Arms Deal. The Right2Know Campaign calls for a fully transparent process to expose the alleged corruption and abuse of power linked to the Arms Deal. R2K is concerned by reports of attempts by the Seriti Commission to limit […]Read more »
R2K KZN solidarity for Abahlali baseMjondolo and residents of Cato Crest: WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO PROTEST! All the people ask for is decent accommodation. They were promised this in 1994 but 19 years later when they ask for the fruits of those promises, they are evicted from their informal dwellings and their leaders imprisoned, […]Read more »
The acquittal of Andries Tatane’s murderers last week, the increased use of the National Key Points Act to deny gatherings, and President Zuma’s attack on our right to protest in his 2013 SONA do not bode well for our participatory democracy. The right to protest plays a critical function in ensuring a government and private […]Read more »
The Right2Know Campaign held our third National Summit in Durban from 15-17 March 2013. Delegates assessed the progress made since the second National Summit (held in Johannesburg in March 2012) and the challenges and opportunities facing the campaign in the coming year, before electing our 2013/14 leadership and adopting a set of resolutions to guide […]Read more »