Consign the Info Bill to the Dustbin of History

By Terry BellIn 1993, as the prospect of a non-racist democracy loomed, the last apartheid president, F. W. de Klerk and his minions, ordered the destruction of tonnes of files, microfilm, audio and computer tapes and disks.  Information about state-sponsored murders,...

SA’s Secrecy Bill – Another Threat to Media Freedom

The government is in the process of passing a law that will limit access to government information undermining transparency, accountability, and media freedom in South Africa. The Protection of Information Bill allows every organ of state – from government...