Conference & Seminar Papers

[ These are presentations made either by FXI office bearers or by other individuals at FXI functions ]

 

Anti- Censorship:

Privacy, freedom of expression & public interest

Jane Duncan on libraries & intellectual self defense

Jane speaking notes at M&G screening of Mbeki doc
The Rise of the Disciplinary University

 

 

 

Access to Information:

Privacy,freedom of expression & public interest

 

 

 

 

Media & ICT :

Jane speaking notes at M&G screening of Mbeki doc

 

 

 

Law Clinic:

Submissions

Anti-Censorship:

 

Access to Information:

Protection of Access to Information Act Submission

FXI makes a submission to Parliament on the Protection of Information Bill

FXI seeks access to the State’s submission to Ginwala Enquiry

FXI submission on Companies Bill

FXI submission on Protection of Information Bill

 

Media & ICT:

The ANC’s media policy & public broadcasting

 

Law Clinic:

Action Alerts

[ These are urgent reports issued by the FXI concerning incidents that impact on freedom of expression, access to information or media freedom. Many alerts have called on members of the public to engage in specific types of action to protest or seek redress for infridgements of rights. The FXI alerts have been distributed electronically via the International Freedom of Exchange  (IFEX ) and the Media Institute of Souethern Africa (MISA ) ]

 

Anti-Censorship:

Meeting adopts programme of action against the Draft Anti-Terrorism Bill

Vice Chancellor threatens to sue newspaper

Etv’s documentary on Palestine and the censorship attempts by the pro-Israeli lobby

FXI condemns the harrasment of South African journalists by the Kenyan police

FXI welcomes the removal of the gagging order in the Iscor Case
Parliament implies censorship on the public broadcaster

State withdraws subpoena on Gool
Scorpions raid media organisations

Defense Intelligence recruits journalists

Government officials harass two journalists
Councillor suspended after writing a newspaper article

Top businessman takes out newspaper ads to stop newspaper reports

International News Agency closed after threats

Prominent businessman prevents publication of newspaper article
Journalist dismissed because of alleged disobedience and insubordination

Harrasment of the staff of SIMOTA magazine

Press freedom unupheld by court ruling

FXI concerned about protection of journalist
Student journalist threatened after publication of an article

 

 

Access to Information:

FXI welcomes the removal of the gagging order in the Iscor Case

FXI support a community’s struggle for freedom of expression and a safe environment

Councillor suspended after writing a newspaper article

Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature bars written questions from the public

FXI concerned about protection of journalist

 

 

 

 

Media & ICT:

ANC Accuses public broadcaster for not meeting mandate

Parliament implies censorship on the public broadcaster

Eastern Cape paper to be closed after 50 years

 

 

Right to Protest:

FXI welcomes the dropping of charges against Mr vally and Wits demonstrators
FXI support a communitity’s struggle for freedom of expression and a safe environment

Demonstrators charged under the apartheid law- Regulation of Gatherings Act of 1993

 

 

Africa:

FXI condemns the Zimbabwe Cricket Union

FXI condemns the harrasment of South Africa journalists by the Kenyan police
Zimbabwean commuinty papers under attack

Journalists arrested in Liberia for spying
Four Journalists attacked in Zimbabwe

SA Human Rights Commision concerned at Zimbabwe abuses

Zimbabwean defense ministry continue to detain journalist

 

 

Academic Freedom:

Police withhold information as journalists subpoenaed