Download Intelwatch’s submission on the RICA bill, and how it falls short of delivering meaningful surveillance reforms in South Africa.
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Intelwatch participated in a Daily Maverick webinar on surveillance reform in South Africa. Blurb: Parliament has called for comment on its new bill to amend RICA, South Africa’s communications surveillance law. The Department of Justice introduced the RICA amendment bill more than two years after the Constitutional Court declared key parts of the surveillance law […]
Intelwatch and the Campaign for Free Expression call on civil society organisations to endorse the joint statement on the General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill (GILAB).
Download this fact sheet here. Introduction The General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill (GILAB) is a new bill amending the powers and mandate of South Africa’s state intelligence services. The Bill was approved by Cabinet in May this year. At the time of this writing (21 August 2023), the GILAB had yet to be tabled in […]
The General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill, coming on the heels of the Zondo Commission, was an opportunity for SA’s top executive to show they were serious about intelligence reform. Instead, it paves the way for State Capture 3.0. Want to start a “non-governmental organisation”, “religious institution” or “private security company”? You may need security clearance […]
This report examines the need for legal reforms to introduce financial oversight and accountability for South Africa’s State Security Agency.
Former Zondo Commission evidence leader Vicky Heideman unpacks her research on improving oversight for South Africa’s. State Security Agency.
Former Zondo Commission evidence leader Vicky Heideman unpacks her research on the lack of financial oversight and accountability in the State Security Agency.
Intelwatch has written to the Minister of Justice over the decision to exempt the State Security Agency from producing a PAIA manual.
The Media Policy and Democracy Project (MPDP), a partner organisation and forerunner to Intelwatch, is convening a summit on surveillance in Southern Africa on 22 June 2023. Since its establishment in 2012, MPDP has become a significant contributor to knowledge on surveillance and intelligence reform in Southern Africa. This convening will bring together independent researchers […]