Something Else Lies Behind Moves Against the Media

By Jonny Steinberg14 August 2010Why did the police come to the Sunday Times to arrest a reporter? And why is the ANC drafting laws to discipline journalists and to keep government business secret? The obvious answers do not tell the whole story. Yes, many people in...

Time to Act Against Indiscipline – Zuma

By Livhuwani Mammburu20 September 2010ANC President Jacob Zuma has old delegates at the African National Council that the meeting was no place to discuss issues such as nationalization“We must not listen to the media and other people who say we are coming here to...

Q&A with Ronnie Kasrils

An ANC and SACP member, Ronnie Kasrils joined the fight against the apartheid regime, in 1960. A founding member of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) and former minister of intelligence from 2004 to 2008, Kasrils served from 1985 to 1989 on the ANC’s Politico-Military Council....
Parliament resorts to censorship

Parliament resorts to censorship

As per the Sunday Times editorial below, the democratic Parliament of South Africa has resorted to censorship to block legitimate concerns of a rising authoritarianism and intolerance of critique. The Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) was stopped...