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Sanef celebrates 60th anniversary of UN Human Rights Declaration

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The SA National Editors’ Forum joins democratic institutions throughout the world in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations on December 10 1948. The declaration contains what is regarded as the key clause upholding freedom of expression and freedom of the Press - Article 19.

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Sanef media statement following AGM on 27 July 2009

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Sanef, at its Annual General Meeting in Durban on 27 June 2009, expressed its deep concern about the ongoing crisis at the SABC and called on parliament and Government to restore stability, credibility and sound financial capacity at the public broadcaster as a matter of great urgency.

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Sanef press statement following council meeting in KwaZulu-Natal

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At its council meeting in Durban on 1 December 2008, Sanef noted and condemned the utterances of journalists expressing preference to cover certain political parties and not others. Sanef wishes to place on record that journalists are expected to adhere to the press code that commits all journalists to report objectively without fear or favour.

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Sanef press statement on the revised Films and Publications Amendment Bill

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Sanef strongly opposes the revised version of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill which has been presented for parliamentary processing by the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs. The original protests of the media industry that the Bill provided for pre-publication censorship have been met only fractionally and the document that has now been presented to parliament is deeply flawed, unconstitutional and likely to lead to a Constitutional Court battle between the media industry and the government. Criminalisation of expression remains.

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Sanef outraged by mayor’s bodyguards’ harassment of journalists and public

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Sanef has expressed outrage at the harassment of journalists and members of the public by the bodyguards of the Tshwane mayor, Gwen Ramokgopa.

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