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Media releases

7 August 2023: CFE Urges President Cyril Ramaphosa to Release Full Lady R Report

3 July 2023: Campaign for Freedom of Expression, Media Monitoring Africa, and the South African National Editors’ Forum welcome the “resounding victory for media freedom” in the Moti- amaBhungane judgment

22 June 2023: The dilemma of institutions and political parties platforming bigotry: The case of the EFF, UCT and Prof Lumumba

14 June 2023: CFE to Hold Second Annual Eswatini Freedom of Expression Summit

7 June 2023: Campaign for Freedom of Expression, Media Monitoring Africa and the South Africa National Editors Forum welcome the dismissal of Zuma’s case against Downer / Maughan

06 June 2023: Lady R inquiry

02 June 2023: Concern about the blocking of amaBhungane’s examination of the Moti Company

16 May 2023: Journalism continues to be a deadly profession in Southern Africa

3 May 2023: Press Freedom Day 2023

4 April 2023: The State of Free Expression in the South African Cultural Sector: A Discussion

17 March 2023: Shut up and toe the line: Diary of a South African public health worker

17 March 2023: CFE condemns assassination threats, intimidation on journalists in Eswatini

13 March 2023: The CFE is deeply concerned about the rising rate of
violent attacks against journalists.

23 January 2023: Doyen of free expression, human rights slain in eSwatini

10 October 2022: eSwatini Free Expression Summit 

1 October 2022: No Freedom after Expression for Zimbabwean Filmmaker Tsitsi Dangerembga and her ally

6 September 2022: Former President Zuma’s prosecution of Karyn Maughan is an attack on media freedom

23 August 2022: The Campaign for Free Expression condemns assault of protesters in eSwatini

17 August 2022: The Campaign for Free Expression condemns assault of protesters in eSwatini

4 August 2022: Civil Society Organisations Open Letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa about ongoing attacks against the sector

4 August 2022: CFE stands by SERI and joins the greater civil society sector in demanding action aganist the threat to civic space in South Africa

4 July 2022: Minister Motsoaledi’s attack on HNF was ‘profoundly anti-democratic’

10 May 2022: Two Zimbabwean Journalists arrested for “contravening electoral regulations”.

3 May 2022: World Press Freedom Day marked, with notable threats and harassment of journalists in SA

21 February 2022: Eswatini prison officers’ assault reporter covering pro-democracy protest

4 February 2022: Media coalition welcomes Botswana Government’s amendments to new Bill

2 February 2022: Southern African journalists send solidarity delegation to Botswana to protest new Bill

1 February 2022: Reject Botswana Criminal Procedure Bill, a major threat to media freedom

20 January 2022: Zimbabwean journalist charged for smuggling journalists

17 January 2022: CFE and Sanef challenge SABC

13 January 2022: Landmark Foundation case

13 January 2022: Magopeni case victory

7 December 2021: SANEF and CFE fight SABC’s bid to hold Magopeni’s disciplinary action behind closed doors

29 November 2021: Access to former President Jacob Zuma’s  tax documents

25 November 2021: For the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a focus on those who cannot speak out or whose voices are not heard

20 October 2021: Statement on events in eSwatini