Issued by the Right2Know Campaign, 29 July 2014 To voice our outrage at the blatant attacks on freedom of expression and a free press in Swaziland, the Right2Know Campaign will hold a protest picket on 30 July 2014, outside the Swazi Embassy in Pretoria. Date 30 July 2014 Time 13:00 – 14:00 Venue Embassy of […]Read more »
Media Freedom & Media Diversity
Media freedom & diversity are two sides of the same coin. With out freedom the media would be the voice of government. Without diversity the media would the voice of dominant economic interests. The Right2Know campaigns for a media that can serve the information and expressions needs of everyone in South Africa.
The Right2Know Campaign mourns the loss of South African writer, activist and Nobel Prize laureate Nadine Gordimer. We would like to extend our sincere condolences to her family and friends. She was a powerful voice against oppression, apartheid and ongoing attempts to stifle democracy and free speech. Her courageous character has inspired a generation of […]Read more »
Below is a statement issued by the Open Democracy Advice Centre Former Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois has now been dismissed as an employee of Independent Newspapers. “We believe that the dismissal of Dasnois, who has worked on five of the Group’s publications, on three of them as editor, and who was awarded the […]Read more »
Telecommunications in South Africa has become an issue of immense relevance. Millions of people struggle to afford basic airtime and data to communicate with friends and family, while inequitable development of next generation technologies such as mobile broadband and high speed internet threaten to increase information Apartheid. The Vula ‘Ma Connexion campaign has spent much […]Read more »
R2K STATEMENT: New Cabinet is a blow to the right to communicate Issued by the Right2Know Campaign, 26 May 2014. Yesterday President Zuma announced his new Cabinet including a new Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services and a reconceptualised Ministry of Communications. Ministry of Communications: Ensuring the ‘Good Story’ get’s told. The new-look Ministry of […]Read more »