oa De Rebus - A critical review and evaluation of recent statutory inroads into press freedom in South Africa
|Article Title||A critical review and evaluation of recent statutory inroads into press freedom in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Western Cape|
|Publication Date||Mar 1980|
|Pages||123 - 126|
|Keyword(s)||Access to facts, Civil liberty, False information, Free men, Free speech, Fundamental human rights, Habits, Impart information, Informants, Inhibiting provision, Opinions, Publish news and Rights|
George Devenish discusses the inroads into press freedom in South Africa in the light of legislation, eg. the Police Amendment Act and the Inquest Amendment Act. Mr Devenish feels that a free and creative press will greatly facilitate evolutionary political change in South Africa.
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