Sanef news

SANEF to apply as Amicus Curiae in the Citizen Constitutional Court Challenge

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has decided to apply to be an amicus curiae in The Citizen’s Constitutional Court challenge against the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling in McBride vs Citizen.

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Joint Statement by the South African National Editors’ Forum and the South African Police Services

Wednesday, 24 February 2010

National Police Commissioner, Bheki Cele, and a delegation from the SA National Editors’ Forum met in Johannesburg today to discuss a variety of “operational communication issues” including police Standing Orders 156 and aspects of Section 205.

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SA National Editors’ Forum Press Statement - New clamp down on foreign media in Zimbabwe

Thursday, 18 February 2010

The SA National Editors’ Forum is concerned at a new clamp down on foreign and local media in Zimbabwe despite promises by the government that the country’s repressive media laws were under review and would be amended to restore media freedom.

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Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo’s speech presented at SANEF Dinner in Cape Town 13 Feb 2010

Saturday, 13 February 2010

It is a privilege and an honour to have been asked to address members of the press, in particular, those affiliated with such a distinguished organisation as SANEF. The American founding father Thomas Jefferson famously quipped, “If it were left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”

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SA National Editors’ Forum Press Statement following Council Meeting in Cape Town - 13 February 2010

Saturday, 13 February 2010

A meeting of the council of the South African National Editors’ Forum in Cape Town today (13 February 2010) resolved that:

-  Because some police officers continue to treat journalists in a negative manner, enforcing unofficial restrictions in media reporting, SANEF will revive its discussions with senior police leaders to ensure that the media is allowed to render its public service of reporting the fight against crime.

- SANEF commits itself to continue to lobby government to amend all punitive laws including Section 205 of the Criminal Procedures Act, and also for the media provisions of Protection of Personal Privacy Bill to be withdrawn. A colloquium between SANEF and the relevant government ministries will be convened soon.

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