The Marikana Support Campaign (MSC), the Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the South African History Archive (SAHA) have taken the next step in demanding the release of the Farlam Commission Report on the Marikana massacre. SAHA, in consultation with MSC and R2K, submitted a Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) request to the Presidency for the […]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.
Environmental justice organisations the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance and the Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance have launched legal proceedings in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court to force eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality to release the atmospheric emission licences and compliance reports of two south Durban refineries. Atmospheric emission licences govern the amount of pollution industries can emit into […]Read more »
The Right2Know campaign will again mark “Freedom Week” – 27 April (Freedom Day), 1 May (Worker’s Day) and 3 May (World Press Freedom Day) – in recognition of the democratic struggles and victories that all citizens, workers and journalists have fought for and continue to defend and advance democracy in South Africa. We’re calling on all […]Read more »
The following update comes from the South African History Archive: The University of Johannesburg’s correct application of PAIA a breath of fresh air In November 2014 SAHA submitted a request, in terms of the provision of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (PAIA) (the PAIA request) to the University of Johannesburg. The request […]Read more »
Eleven civil society, academic and media groups have joined forces to challenge a threat to open justice and democracy in South Africa. The threat arises from a retrogressive High Court judgment made last year. The organisations will be disputing its constitutionality at the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), following their admission as friends of the […]Read more »