South Africa entered the Open Government Partnership (OGP) at its inception in 2011, making comprehensive commitments to openness and transparency (see http://www.ogp.gov.za/?q=node/16). Last week, the international OGP partners met in Pretoria, and in October South Africa is set to take over as the chair of the OGP. The Right2Know Campaign, the Khulumani Support Group, Afesis-corplan and […]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.
Following the release of the Farlam Commission report last week, the Right2Know Campaign and the Marikana Support Campaign have used the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) to demand answers from SAPS on what steps it has taken in the past three years to investigate wrongdoing amongst its members. The Farlam Commission report was […]Read more »
Private Office of President Jacob Zuma By email: email@example.com 7 July 2015 To the office of the President: We note a report on DefenceWeb.co.za that the SANDF deployment as part of “Operation Fiela” has been extended to March 2016. We request urgent confirmation from your office: (a) the reasons for the employment of the defence […]Read more »
The Right2Know Campaign notes with grave concern South Africa’s recent signing of a joint “plan of action” on information and communication technology (ICT) with China. R2K demands that the co-operation agreement immediately be made public. On the 8th of June, minister of telecommunications and postal services signed the co-operation agreement with China’s minister of industry […]Read more »
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 »