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 »
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.
R2K is appalled to learn that Mineral Commodities Limited (MRC), an Australian mining company is suing a West Coast community activist and two Centre for Environmental Rights attorneys for defamation. We view this as nothing but a bullying and intimidation tactic by the company that has adopted an even more agreesive and contemptuous attitude and […]Read more »
Earlier today, 64 civic organisations signed a letter to the Speaker of the National Assembly (PDF here) calling for Parliament to be reconvened urgently: For attention: Hon. B Mbete Speaker of the National Assembly Parliament of the Republic of South Africa email@example.com 4 April 2017 Re-convene the National Assembly in order to debate the tabled Motion […]Read more »
R2K welcomes the Constitutional Court ruling to ensure that social grants will be paid this month – with no delays and no deductions! In letting the payment plan reach the level of crisis we had before the ruling, SASSA has gambled with the livelihoods of 17 million people! Many of these beneficiaries may not know […]Read more »
With the nationwide crisis of grant payments, SASSA have flouted their responsibilities to the poorest and most vulnerable in the country. SASSA have gambled with the livelihoods of 17 million people! They must ensure that grants are paid on the 1st of April, and they must insource the distribution, so that there can be no […]Read more »