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Big Brother Exposed is a report that documents the stories of activists and community leaders who have been monitored and harassed by South Africa’s intelligence agencies, or people claiming to represent them.
Activist Guide to the Gatherings Act, Arrests and Court Processes. More than ever, all who live and work in South Africa need to not only know their rights to freedom of assembly/demonstration/picket/petition but be able to exercise them. The pocket...
After the xenophobic attacks of early 2015 in Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal, the Premier of Kwazulu Natal appointed a Special Reference Group on Migration and Community Integration, chaired by former UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay, to...
South Africa's Constitution, adopted in 1996, is seen as one of the most progressive in the world. There are some questions in the country about some clauses. The one clause that seems to be a problem for many is the property clause. Some people...
The first quarter of this year has been quite eventful, with mounting scrutiny of the executive in the Constitutional Court, as well as increasing concerns raised about possible cuts in state spending due to dampened economic growth - consequently,...
Submissions have been made to the Department of Home Affairs with respect to the Refugees Amendment Bill, August 2015. The following submissions can be downloaded from here:
We often read about whistleblowers in the media these days, but what is a whistleblower exactly? This is someone who tells their employer, a regulatory body, a government official, the police or the media about an illegal or dangerous activity that...
R2K's latest tabloid newspaper – Your Right2Know –  features a call to arrest the murderers of Marikana,  stories of struggles in Blikkiesdorp, the Vaal and Blue Downs, the fight for internet freedom, an updates on our right to protest, a focus on...