Our Work

The Freedom of Expression Institute undertakes a wide range of activities in support of these objectives that advance the right to free expression. Our activities include; Litigation, legal advice and support, Research and monitoring, and Civic education and advocacy. The Institute also networks and collaborates with, a wide range of local and international organisations.

Litigation, legal advice and support
The FXI is one of the few human rights civil society organizations that have a dedicated Law Clinic to handle freedom of expression matters directly related to our organizational vision and purpose.

Research and monitoring
The FXI conducts research and monitoring on issues, policy and legislation with implications on freedom of expression as well as trends in the exercise of the right in South Africa.

Civic education and advocacy
The FXI civic education and advocacy work has contributed towards the enhancement of policy and legislation pertaining to freedom of expression as well as informing community members around the country on these issues.