National key points: What you weren't meant to know

2015-01-23 09:29

The national key points list contains some surprises, including the omission of Waterkloof Air Force Base and other military bases.

Police to appeal key points ruling

2014-12-23 18:28

The police ministry has lodged papers in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg to challenge the court's ruling that it should disclose the names of 200 national key points, a spokesperson says.

Police mum on key points ruling

2014-12-03 14:01

It was unclear whether the police ministry will challenge court ruling that it disclose the names of 200 national key points.

Judgment expected on National Key Points

2014-12-03 08:19

Judgment is expected in the South Gauteng High Court on an application for the South African Police Service to reveal the list of National Key Points.

R2K marches against mobile rates, media

2014-10-18 14:37

Around 250 people have marched in Cape Town to demand lower mobile call rates and media transformation.

Organisations call for end to Seriti commission

2014-09-29 14:28

Over 30 organisations have called for the Seriti Commission into the 1999 arms deal to be dissolved, the Right2Know Campaign says.

R2K: Court befuddled by access to information

2014-08-14 20:37

It is disappointing that courts are not very familiar with issues around access to information, the Right2Know Campaign has said.

FXI welcomes arms deal picket ruling

2014-06-13 22:36

The court ruling allowing the Right2Know Campaign to picket near the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has been welcomed by the FXI.

Court rules in favour of arms deal picket

2014-06-12 12:14

The North Gauteng High Court has granted the Right2Know Campaign permission to picket at the Sammy Marks Square in central Pretoria where the Seriti arms inquiry is based.

R2K slams government challenge of Nkandla report

2014-05-20 15:31

The Right2Know campaign has condemned a decision by the security cluster of ministers to challenge Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla in the high court.

R2K: Mothutlung a symptom of police brutality

2014-01-20 14:23

The deaths of four people in Mothutlung was "a symptom" of increasing police brutality and growing attacks on the right to protest, the Right2Know campaign says.

R2K wants editorial charter

2013-12-17 21:06

The Right2Know campaign has called for an editorial charter and an editorial advisory board at Independent Newspapers following the alleged removal of Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.

Info bill not end of media freedom - Thloloe

2013-10-16 14:38

There will still be space for press freedom even when the protection of state information bill becomes law, former press ombudsman Joe Thloloe says.

Zuma passes 'spy bill'

2013-07-25 18:14

President Jacob Zuma has signed five bills into law, his office says. These include the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Act, also referred to as the "spy bill".

R2K to picket outside Luthuli House

2013-04-25 12:24

The Right2Know campaign says it will picket outside Luthuli House, the ANC headquarters in Johannesburg, and Parliament in Cape Town in opposition to the information bill which is set to be passed.

State secrecy a growing culture - R2K

2013-02-15 22:00

President Jacob Zuma has failed to acknowledge a "growing culture of secrecy and securitisation of the state", the Right2Know Campaign says.

R2K campaign voted newsmaker of the year

2012-12-06 16:01

The Right2Know campaign has been voted Johannesburg Press Club 2012 newsmaker of the year.

Activists vow to challenge info bill

2012-11-28 21:01

The Right2Know Campaign has warned it will launch a constitutional challenge to the protection of state information bill if it is signed into law without further amendments.

Info bill 'remains draconian, flawed'

2012-09-28 22:17

Organisations opposed to the protection of state information bill have vowed to continue resisting the contentious draft legislation.

Info bill: ANC says not bowing to pressure

2012-05-11 22:10

The ANC is not bowing to pressure with the proposed amendments to the protection of state information bill, says NCOP chairperson Raseriti Tau.

Media transformation too slow: R2K

2012-05-03 22:06

The pace of media transformation in South Africa needs to be quickened to ensure society's interests are served, says the Right2Know Campaign.

Security boss 'tried to silence whistleblower'

2012-02-20 21:15

The acting state security director general has come under fire for trying to “silence” a whistleblower in the department.

Plan against info bill hatched

2011-11-30 16:25

A seven-point campaign of resistance against the protection of state information bill has been hatched between editors, Cosatu, and the Right2Know Campaign.

Speaker alerted to bill complaints - protector

2011-11-22 19:10

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has submitted a summary of the main complaints her office received on the protection of state information bil to the Speaker of Parliament.

Celebs tweet Black Tuesday

2011-11-22 12:50

Local celebrities have tweeted their thoughts on the controversial Protection of state information bill that will come before the National Assembly for a vote.


Police to release list of key points

2015-01-22 21:48

The police ministry is due to release the names of the 200 national key points.

DA welcomes key points ruling

2014-12-03 19:41

The DA has welcomed a court ruling compelling Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko to disclose the national key points list.

Govt must reveal National Key Points, court rules

2014-12-03 10:56

It was unlawful and unconstitutional to not reveal National Key Points, the South Gauteng High Court has ruled.

R2K: Media ignores man on the street

2014-10-18 16:30

The mainstream media are sensationalist and are ignoring average South Africans, a Right2Know panel discussion in Durban heard.

R2K pickets for dissolving arms inquiry

2014-09-29 17:44

Members of the Right2Know Campaign have picketed in Pretoria, demanding the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal be dissolved.

Nuclear deal smells like arms deal - body

2014-09-26 11:56

The recently announced deal with Russia for the supply of nuclear power plants has all the hallmarks of the corrupt arms deal, says the Right2Know Campaign.

Picketers protest Sanral secrecy bid

2014-08-04 15:33

Campaigners have picketed outside the Western Cape High Court to protest Sanral's application to keep details of the Winelands tolling project out of the public domain.

Arms deal picket won't be disrupted

2014-06-12 14:23

Tshwane metro police have no intention of preventing the Right2Know Campaign from protesting at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry, a spokesperson says.

Stopping arms deal picket 'was wrong'

2014-06-12 10:18

The Tshwane metro police decision to stop a picket outside the Seriti inquiry was a flagrant disregard for the right to protest, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Premier 'saddened' by 4th protest death

2014-01-20 17:24

North West Premier Thandi Modise says she is "saddened" by the death of a fourth person following recent violent clashes over access to water near Brits.

SABC 'censors' negative Zuma reporting

2013-12-24 15:45

Employees at the SABC have been instructed not to broadcast any reports on calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down, the Right2Know campaign and SOS Coalition have claimed.

Protest planned at SABC headquarters over censorship of local TV show

2013-10-21 11:32

The Right2Know Campaign is organising a public protest action outside the SABC's Auckland Park headquarters to picket the sudden canning of current affairs talk show The Big Debate.

Activists protest Anglo's 'dirty energy'

2013-08-06 14:16

Anglo American should abandon its plan to mine coal for power generation in Limpopo and instead help source renewable energy, Earthlife Africa says.

Vodacom, MTN rates under scrutiny

2013-06-13 13:54

Mobile network operators Vodacom and MTN are guilty of crippling the public's right to communicate, says lobby group Right2Know.

Changes to info bill, but debate continues

2013-04-23 17:39

The amended protection of state information bill looks set to be debated by the National Assembly.

Whistleblower's reinstatement welcomed

2013-02-08 07:28

The Right2Know campaign has welcomed the reinstatement of a whistleblower in the justice department, saying it is a "rare victory for whistleblowers in South Africa".

Info bill two steps from becoming law

2012-11-29 22:15

The ANC has driven final amendments to the protection of state information bill through the National Council of Provinces, bringing the so-called secrecy bill two steps from becoming law.

Info bill a 'dog's breakfast' - Kasrils

2012-11-19 22:48

There are too many things going wrong in the country for critics of the so-called info bill to be silenced, former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils has told a group of protesters outside Parliament.

R2K: Drop charges against M&G

2012-07-27 18:00

President Jacob Zuma must demand that charges against Mail & Guardian editor Nic Dawes and two journalists be dropped, a lobby group says.

Mixed response to info bill news

2012-05-11 12:48

The ANC's proposed amendments to the protection of state information bill appear to be a step in the right direction, but will be studied carefully, says the SA National Editors' Forum.

Info bill defies Constitution, MPs told

2012-03-30 19:31

The protection of state information bill falls woefully short on safeguards to avoid South Africa becoming "a society of secrets", the Right2Know campaign has told MPs.

Info bill hearings move to Bloemfontein

2012-02-07 07:25

Public hearings on the protection of state information bill are scheduled to continue in Bloemfontein, after hearings in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

Info bill approval condemned

2011-11-22 22:32

The National Assembly's approval of the protection of state information bill has drawn widespread condemnation.

Protesters lower flags to half mast

2011-11-22 14:42

Protesters outside Parliament have lowered the flags to half mast on two of the four poles at the Plein Street entrance to the parliamentary complex to mark "Black Tuesday".

Soweto protesters oppose info bill

2011-11-22 11:33

A group of Soweto residents who are protesting against the protection of state information bill, have described it as a "violation" of their rights.

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