Issued by the Right2Know Campaign, 15 July 2014 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. […]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.
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 »
The Right2Know Campaign and SOS Coalition will mark World Press Freedom Day with a protest against censorship on 2 May 2014 from 11h00 – 13h00 outside the SABC on the corner of Henley and Artillery Road, Auckland Park, Johannesburg. The 3rd May 2014 marks twenty three years since the adoption of the Windhoek Declaration on […]Read more »
In the run-up to the 2014 elections, the Right2Know campaign will again mark “Freedom Week” – 27 April (Freedom Day), 1 May (Worker’s Day) and 3 May (World Press Freedom Day) – in recognition of the struggles and victories that all citizens, workers and journalists have fought for and continue to fight for. This year’s […]Read more »