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Staggering Backwards: Secrecy Bill threatens freedom of speech and democracy in South Africa

  Staggering Backwards; Secrecy Bill threatens freedom of speech and democracy in South Africa Last week, on what protestors have urged people to call “Black Tuesday,” there was a great stir about the secrecy bill passed in South Africa. This bill criminalizes not only the publication of information considered “classified” but also the unauthorised possession of “classified material”.  Sensitive information ...

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