Political party finances: the public’s right to know R2K submission to Parliament’s Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties – 21 July 2017 Download the submission as a PDF here Introduction In this submission, the Right2Know Campaign calls for regulations to ensure full transparency in the funding and finances of South Africa’s […]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.
On the 30 of June 1991, South Africa’s infamous 1913 Land Act was repealed by the Abolition of Racially Based Land Measures Act. The end of this horrific pre-apartheid law was a milestone in South Africa’s history. However, 26 years later we are still seeking endless answers to what has become known as ‘the land […]Read more »
The community of Ivory Park with the assistance of R2K Gauteng have lodged a formal complaint with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) against the Red Ants Security, Relocation & Eviction Services for the assault, murder, theft and destruction of property that occurred in Ivory Park on 22 May 2017. They have also formally […]Read more »
R2K has filed PAIA requests with the network operators for information about how often they hand over sensitive customer information Recently the Daily Maverick reported on a legal loophole that allows magistrates to authorise thousands of ‘surveillance operations’ every year, forcing telecommunications companies such as MTN, Vodacom, Telkom and Cell C to hand over sensitive […]Read more »
R2K welcomes the release of Apartheid Guns and Money, an important book about the networks of corruption and profit of our apartheid past. The book is authored by R2K member and Open Secrets co-founder, Hennie Van Vuuren. This book teaches important lessons about our past, and our present and future. The need to release apartheid […]Read more »