Issued by the Right2Know, 15 November 2014 The events in the National Assembly on Thursday night demand immediate answers. 1. Who authorised armoured police to enter the National Assembly to assault MPs? We note unconvincing assurances in Speaker Mbete’s media briefing on Friday morning, to the effect that the police had entered the chamber under […]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.
President Zuma must Scrap the Secrecy Bill this Sunday: International Right to Know Day On International Right to Know Day, this Sunday 28 September, the Secrecy Bill will have been sitting on President Zuma’s desk for 316 days. The Right2Know Campaign calls on the President to mark International Right to Know Day by refusing to […]Read more »
Issued by Right2Know Campaign, 29 August 2014 In a strange twist the Western Cape High Court dismissed SANRAL’s application to keep the documents and proceedings concerning the proposed tolling of the N1 and N2 in the province secret, but explained that the court rules mean that the file is not open to the public anyway. […]Read more »
This is an update to R2K Western Cape’s involvement, with Section 16 and ODAC, in a legal dispute where SANRAL is seeking to keep information about tolling hidden from the public, alleging “commercial confidentiality”. Following agreement with Protea Parkways Consortium (PPC), the 6th respondent in the matter, a court order consented to by all the […]Read more »
Issued by R2K Western Cape R2K Western Cape rejects SANRAL’s refusal to allow even limited transparency in the matter of proposed e-tolls in the Western Cape. After the Right2Know Campaign, Section 16 and ODAC intervened today, it appeared that the parties would compromise on releasing a redacted version of the court papers – withholding information […]Read more »