Straight out of local government elections, R2K presents the latest edition of our activist tabloid — Your Right2Know. This edition carries a special focus on local government transparency and accountability, and the struggle to make newly elected leaders deliver on their promises. We outline some exciting local campaigns around service delivery, the need for political […]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 eve of the 2016 Local Government Elections, R2K is pleased to produce an Activist Guide to help you understand the policies and practices that can help make local government more transparent and accountable. Local government is a vital part of the South African state. As the part of government that is closest to […]Read more »
The South Gauteng High Court today hears the case of the SABC’s banning of Project Spear, a documentary by filmmaker Sylvia van Vollenhoven about massive corruption in the run-up to the 1994 elections. Despite being of significant public interest, our public broadcaster, which has a duty to deliver critical public interest coverage, has not only […]Read more »
The Right2Know Campaign has struggled against government and private sector secrecy since our formation. Openness and transparency are fundamental Constitutional values of our democracy. South Africa is a founding member of the Open Government Partnership and since November 2015 has been the lead co-chair of the international OGP which calls for greater openness in governance […]Read more »
We are shocked and outraged to learn of the brutal murder of the chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe. As chair of the ACC, Bazooka Rhadebe was helping lead the struggle of Amadiba residents on the Wild Coast in opposing open-cast titanium mining by the Australian mining company MRC. According to Amadiba Crisis […]Read more »