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FXI CHAIRPERSON PROF WILLIAM GUMEDE wrote "Freedom of Expression is a tenet we cannot replace"

To vote rationally, citizens need diverse information about policies, facts about the state of government, the economy and political parties. They also need credible information on political leaders and their real intentions. read https://www.iol.co.za/news/opion/freedom-of-expression-is-a-tenet-we-cannot-replace-19794411  
March 25 2019 By Freedom Of Expression Institute @FXISouthAfrica, @FREEDOMOFEXPRESSIONINSTITUTE

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Global Call on AU/UN Special Rapporteurs to Intervene in Social Media Blackout

80 Press Freedom Organisation across the Globe Call on AU/UN Special Rapporteurs to Intervene in Ongoing Social Media Blackout in Chad. http://africafex.org/ditital-rights/80-press-freedom-organisations-across-the-globe-call-on-au-un-special-rapporteurs-to-intervene-in-ongoing-social-media-blackout-in-chad  
March 22 2019 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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Press release

FXI celebrate the role played by the media in our country...."Maintaining  steady pressure through efforts to promote  Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in the face of dwindling budgets as well as attacks similar to the ones on Samkelo Maseko, Karima Brown, and the launch of Pieter-Louis Myburgh's book augurs well for the fu...
May 03 2019 By Freedom Of Expression Institute #WorldPressFreedomDay

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FXI interview on internet shutdowns

FXI discussing internet service providers shutting down certain websites
August 21 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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Copyright Amendment Bill - comments due Friday 30 June 2017!

Parliament has released the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill for public comment.  The Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights –  has partnered with the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) in South Africa to facilitate stakeholder participation in the comment and hearing process for the bill. FXI Position  There is ...
June 25 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute copyright, free speech, fair use

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Access to Information Animation

FXI access to information animation - simplifying the Promotion of Access to Information Act
June 14 2017 By Bongani Phiri

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Audio-Visual Guide on the Right to Protest

FXI developed an audio-visual guide on the legal exercise of the right to protest
June 14 2017 By Bongani Phiri

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Free Speech v Hate Speech

FXI SouthAfrica debating hate speech bill with Deputy Minister of Justice on SABC's Rights and Recourse.   
February 19 2017 By Bongani Phiri

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Helen Zille's Right to Freedom of Expression with LEPRO

https://iono.fm/e/441357?autoplay=1
June 06 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute Helen Zille

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FXI interview on Power FM defending free speech

https://soundcloud.com/powerfm987/thusi-fokane_opinion_zillefying-free-speech-in-south-africa
June 07 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute free expression, free speech, Helen Zille

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FXI team on EKFM discussing the right to protest as a form of expression

The right to protest as a form of expression ensures that community voices are heard. The FXI's Siphiwe Segodi and Mpho Tsimane unpack this issue with Mike Mathabathe from EKFM. 
February 16 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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Interview with Tusi Fokane, Executive Director of Freedom of Expression Institute on Hate speech

http://bigthink.com/scotty-hendricks/free-to-hate-free-speech-and-racism-in-south-africa
November 02 2016 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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Tusi Fokane, Executive Director of Freedom of Expression Institute interview

http://ghanabizfinance.com/2016/09/19/dont-touch-our-internet-participants-at-highway-africa-yell-at-govts/
September 19 2016 By Ghana Biz Finance

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Enzenzeleni community members arrested over water protests

The community of Enzenzeleni, Warden in the Free State is angered by empty promises from the provincial premier, Mr Ace Magashule. The community and members of the Freedom of Expression Network expressed their grievances and demands concerning poor service delivery through a peaceful march to the local municipal offices on 2 December 2016. Their gr...
January 09 2017 By Freedom of Expression Institue Enzenzeleni, right to protest, right to water

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Free expression or hate speech, and what it means for the Jon Qwelanes

https://mg.co.za/article/2016-08-26-00-free-expression-or-hate-speech-and-what-it-means-for-the-jon-qwelanes
August 26 2016 By Bongani Phiri

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Sheniece Linderboom, Head of the Law Clinic on protest in ICASA building

http://sandtonchronicle.co.za/159075/protest-at-icasa-building-in-sandton/
July 07 2016 By Sandton Chronicle

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DA bars media from Zille's disciplinary hearing

https://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2017-06-07-da-bars-media-from-zilles-disciplinary-hearing/
September 21 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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Enzenzeleni community member's demands answers on their leader's killers

There is one question on people’s lips and that is whether an activist Vusi Mlaba was killed to silence him. This speculation comes after ongoing rivalry between Mlaba and Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane. Mlaba was a husband, father and community leader who fought against corruption and poor service delivery specifically in his ho...
January 20 2017 By FXI free expression, impunity, censorship

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FXI reaction on Jon Qwelane Hate Speech Judgment

http://www.702.co.za/articles/268977/court-finds-jon-qwelane-guilty-of-hate-speech
September 21 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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FXI weighs in on King Zwelithini's right to freedom of expression on the Constitution:

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2017-07-31-zulu-king-can-have-say-on-constitution/
July 31 2017 By Freedom Of Expression Institute

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