Landmark ruling for science journalists

Appeal committee of press council frees media from having to create false balance


20 March 2020

Freedom of expression under threat, new campaign warns

SLAPP suit adversaries to fight it out in Cape High Court


29 May 2019

Here are the arguments for and against banning the old South African flag

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Afriforum are opposing each other in the Johannesburg Equality Court


29 April 2019

President Ramaphosa should sign Copyright Amendment bill

Freedom of Panorama provision will help put more South African related content onto Wikipedia


25 April 2019

Court rules that religion cannot be used as a defence for anti-gay hate speech

An explanation of the Equality Court’s ruling against against Pastor Oscar Bougaardt


15 June 2018

Parliament reaches settlement with whistleblower

Former head of security Zelda Holtzman relieved her “name is cleared”


9 May 2018

Good relations upset between Jewish and Bo-Kaap schools

Herzlia High took issue with anti-Zionist posters at Vista High School


20 September 2017

Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom

10 August is deadline to send your comments to Parliament


26 July 2017

Takedown of Black Opinion website exposes poor SA internet law

Internet Service Providers should not have to decide which websites are kosher


18 July 2017

This is probably the list of artworks UCT has removed

University claims there are errors in our list that we obtained from a reliable source, but refuses to provide corrections


25 April 2017

City drops graffiti charges against activist

Ndifuna Ukwazi claims victory for freedom of expression


26 October 2016

Right2Know protesters call for Motsoeneng and Muthambi to go

“They are becoming opposition” Motsoeneng reportedly says in Parliament


23 August 2016

SABC finally screens Miners Shot Down - sort of

Protesters project documentary onto state broadcaster's building in Sea Point


17 August 2016

Flemming Rose and academic freedom: a response to Nathan Geffen

Accusations of hypocrisy are complicated, and have been inappropriately levelled at Rose


1 August 2016