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Shh...Don't Tell

The Film and Publications Board aims to censor social media 

The Film and Publications Board aims to censor social media 

“The right to know is, as the name implies, a right in this country and people are definitely defamed to a certain extent on Facebook sometimes but there are legal steps you can take if that occurs,” Ollie McBride said. 797 more words


Right2Know: South Africa, State of Secrets | By REBECCA DAVIS | SOUTH AFRICA | SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

For the last few years, advocacy group Right2Know has been warning of a growing climate of secrecy within the South African government. Its just-released Secrecy Report for 2014 continues to sound alarm bells, pointing to the amount of government documents being classified as secret, the difficulty of getting hold of information, and an increasing sense of clampdown on protest. 1,222 more words

South Africa

Voicing Solidarity with whistle blowers

South Africa participates in Worldwide Reading supporting Edward Snowden

South African political activists, including Zapiro and performer Masello Motant, gathered yesterday at the Association for Visual Arts (AVA) Gallery, Cape Town, to participate in the Worldwide Reading in support of American whistle blower, Edward Snowden. 579 more words

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