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Dario Milo

Dario Milo

    The case against criminal defamation
    The case against criminal defamation
    The ANC has dropped a welcome bombshell, saying the law has a chilling effect on free speech.
    Access to court papers is part of open justice
    Access to court papers is part of open justice
    Despite an appeal court ruling, too many judicial officers accede to parties' requests for secrecy.
    SMS ruling muddies the waters
    SMS ruling muddies the waters
    The Concourt finding might make it harder for voters to distinguish between fact and comment.
    Freedom of expression loses in Swaziland case
    Freedom of expression loses in Swaziland case
    The harsh ruling against a magazine editor in Swaziland may start a worrying trend, says Dario Milo.
    Key Points Act a flimsy cover for Nkandla
    Key Points Act a flimsy cover for Nkandla
    The reasons for the state spending such a staggering sum on President Jacob Zuma's home are clearly of profound public interest.
    Cementing the right to publish and be damned
    Cementing the right to publish and be damned
    A Constitutional Court ruling highlights the vital role of a free press in our developing democracy.
    Rulings leave freedom of expression in lurch
    Rulings leave freedom of expression in lurch
    Freedom of expression has suffered two body blows in the Protection of State Information Bill and the Malema Equality Court ruling.
    When it comes to hate speech, context is king
    When it comes to hate speech, context is king
    In 2010 South Africa's commitment to freedom of expression was put to the test.
    Dutch precedent for protection of media sources
    Dutch precedent for protection of media sources
    There has not yet been an authoritative statement since our Constitution came into force that a journalist's sources ought be protected.