Articles by Murray Hunter

Image of Rica logo

State surveillance a threat to journalism

Laws are being abused by corrupt state officials to spy on reporters for doing their jobs

By Murray Hunter - 9 March 2018
Photo of Voëlvlei Dam

Have you started your water committee yet?

Here’s how we’re preparing for Day Zero

By Murray Hunter - 26 January 2018
Photo of David Mahlobo

Cybercrimes Bill makes cyberspace less secure

It also has a sinister provision that will make it easier for State Security to undermine privacy and freedom

By Murray Hunter and Alison Tilley - 28 July 2017
Abstract image suggesting cybercrime

Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom

10 August is deadline to send your comments to Parliament

By Murray Hunter - 26 July 2017
Photo of David Mahlobo

Let’s resist the securocrats

State security apparatus is overreaching - dangerously

By Murray Hunter - 18 November 2016
Photo of President Jacob Zuma

To stop Guptification we must challenge secret deals

Both the ANC and DA must say who their donors are

By Murray Hunter - 22 March 2016

DA’s shadow bill misses the key point

On Wednesday, the Democratic Alliance's (DA) new shadow minister of police, Zakhele Mbhele, will brief parliament's police committee on the DA's Bill to replace the National Key Points Act.

Murray Hunter - 3 November 2015

Rica in South Africa: How big is Big Brother?

How serious is state surveillance of telephone calls in South Africa? The problem is we don't know, writes Right2Know's Murray Hunter.

Murray Hunter - 13 June 2014