2013 November

21 Nov: Sanef disagrees about Nkandla Pictures

SANEF DISAGREES ABOUT NKANDLA PICTURES November 21 2013 The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) does not agree with the ministers of police and state security, who said today that it was illegal to publish photographs of President Jacob Zuma’s upgraded Nkandla home. The purpose of the National Key Points…

21 Nov: Assault on Eyewitness News Journalist

Sanef Media Release: 21 November 2013 Assault on Eyewitness News Journalist The South African National Editors’ Forum condemns in the strongest terms the assault by a member of President Jacob Zuma’s VIP Protection Unit of Eyewitness News journalist Reinart Toerien outside the home of former president Nelson Mandela in Houghton…

14 Nov: Sanef statement on POSIB

Sanef Media Release: 14 November 2013 The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) appeals to President Jacob Zuma not to sign the Protection of State Information Bill (POSIB) into law in its current form. When referring the Bill back to parliament for reconsideration, President Zuma said it was obvious that…

14 Nov: Sanef shocked at harassment of Beeld journalists

14 November 2013 The SA National Editors’ Forum condemns the harassment of a reporter and photographer from Beeld by the management of the Harbour Fish Market restaurant in Bedfordview November 13 2013. Employees of the restaurant “confiscated” Beeld’s camera after a photographer took pictures of the Harbour Fish Market from…

07 Nov: KENYA: Sanef Press Release 7 Nov 2013

Sanef Media Release November 7 2013 The SA National Editors’ Forum strongly supports Kenyan members and their colleagues in The Africa Editors’ Forum (Taef) in protesting against the passage by the Kenyan Parliament of a draconian media Bill which will have devastating effects on press freedom in that country and…