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Saturday, 3 December 2011

Photos of protest of SA Secrecy bill in Trafalgar Square

To English viewers, the ANC Government of South Africa has passed a bill protecting sensitive state information, making it illegal for journalists to publish.

Unfortunately, the bill has been badly prepared and a journalist can now go to prison for a good number of years if he exposes government corruption. Beware the three stooges don't pass a similar bill in the UK.

If a South African journalist discloses an MP has been corrupt, his sentence could be twice as long as the corrupt politician.

You need to decide whether this was bad drafting, or intentional. We South Africans instinctively know the answer to this. Photographs follow...

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