13 July 2024 | 11:32 PM

2024 CGFoE Prize Significant Legal Ruling Winner: High Court of South Africa (Johannesburg)

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  • Columbia Global Freedom of Expression awarded amaBhungane the ‘significant legal ruling’ for 2022 and 2023.
  • This was for The Johannesburg High Court’s judgment in our case against the Moti Group – Mazetti Management Services v AmaBhungane.

On 25 April 2024, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression hosted a ceremony for their biannual awards. The Johannesburg High Court’s judgment in our case against the Moti Group – Mazetti Management Services v AmaBhungane – was awarded the ‘significant legal ruling’ for 2022 and 2023. As Columbia Global Freedom of Expression described it, these awards recognise ‘remarkable contributions to the advancement of freedom of expression worldwide’.

This video, produced by Columbia for the ceremony, features our journalists discussing the case and their experience as investigative journalists in South Africa.

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