The Right to Privacy in South Africa

This stakeholder report is a submission by Privacy International (PI) and the Right2Know Campaign (R2K). This report has been prepared with the assistance and research done by the Media Policy and Democracy Project. PI is a human rights organisation that works to advance and promote the right to privacy and fight surveillance around the world. R2K is a broad- based, grassroots campaign formed to champion and defend information rights and promote the free flow of information in South Africa.

R2K and PI wish to bring concerns about the protection and promotion of the right to privacy in South Africa before the Human Rights Council for consideration in South Africa’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR).