We have initiated public interest litigation challenging two Acts’ tax secrecy provisions.
Advocacy: Energy department refuses access-to-info request; amaBhungane to appeal
Advocacy: AmaB and partners urge spy watchdog selection be restarted in full view of public
AmaBhungane hails supreme court judgment on right to access court records
Civil society organisations have intervened in a court dispute in order to protect people’s right to access South African court records
The loss of the Khampepe report is a high-profile instance of what is becoming a common occurrence in our courts and in government departments.
In an interview with Dagbreek amaBhungane’s advocacy co-ordinator explains the status of our legal battles to gain access to Nkandla-related documents
A high court order in favour of M&G’s investigative centre amaBhungane has beaten down CSR E-loco’s attempt to dilute corporate transparency.
The recent conviction of a journalist shows how the law can be used to muzzle freedom of expression.
Three years later, the Protection of State Information Act is vastly better than when it was tabled but it still does not pass constitutional muster.
MGCIJ shares South Africans’ widespread dismay at the National Assembly’s adoption of the Protection of State Information Bill (The Secrecy Bill).
Long-running Promotion of Access to Information (Paia) request heads to court.
Loopholes in draft legislation would give intelligence agencies a backdoor to your communications, no judicial oversight required.
Nxesi ignored 30-day deadline to respond to Promotion of Access to Information Act appeal for Nkandla info.
The National Key Points Act is misplaced in our democracy, making its recent abuse even worse.
A proposed law threatens journalists who work outside the mainstream of print and TV, writes Vinayak Bhardwaj and Stefaans Brummer.
There are still snags in the current secrecy Bill which need to be overcome before the messy democratic success is turned into good law.
Informed by a fuzzy opinion that self-regulation has failed, it exposes the industry to manipulation
NEWS ANALYSIS: There is little clarity about the form a media appeals tribunal is likely to take.
The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef)’s submissions to the National Council of Provinces.