People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime in South Africa Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg First Hearings: 8-12 November 2017 Press Release – Call for Evidence Given the failure of state institutions to fully investigate allegations of corruption and state capture, members of civil society have today announced the creation of a People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime in South […]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.
It has been 115 days since Ivory Park resident, Samuel Mabunda died after being beaten with a crowbar and kicked by members of the Red Ants Security. Ekhurhuleni Metro Police, who were on the scene and in charge of the evictions, stood by and did nothing. When community members tried to help him they were […]Read more »
Today R2K releases statistics from MTN, Vodacom, Cell C and Telkom that show that government accesses tens of thousands of people’s sensitive communications information every year using a loophole in South Africa’s surveillance policies. These numbers show that, at a minimum, law enforcement agencies are spying on the communications of at least 70,000 phone numbers […]Read more »
The Right2Know Campaign fully supports the Unpaid Benefits Campaign and the whistleblower, Rosemary Hunter, who are fighting to expose the abuse of thousands of pension and provident funds that are of essential value to the quality of life of millions of working class people. In support of this campaign, R2K has submitted an access to […]Read more »
Five years after the Marikana Massacre, 17 strike leaders, including Mzoxolo Magidiwana and Tholakela (Bele) Dlunga, who many know through Miners Shot Down, are facing serious public violence charges, linked to the strike. The National Prosecuting Authority has found its voice when it comes to these worker leaders. The trials will begin on 31 July. If […]Read more »