World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Secrecy Bill

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Durban, South Africa on 7th June, 2017, calls for renewed global solidarity with the South African press in the wake of threats to independent, free media.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-06-02 00:22

The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting on 6 October 2013 in Berlin, Germany during the World Publishing Expo, calls on the South African Parliament to amend the Protection of State Information Bill and ensure that it contains adequate protection for freedom of expression.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-10-03 15:22

Government transparency is crucial to a democratic society and the media plays a huge role in ensuring this mechanism; since the end of Apartheid and the succession of the African National Congress (ANC), South Africa has had an independent press where investigative journalism thrives, uncovering corruption and helping to keep the government accountable.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2011-11-22 11:49

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