Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 216

Full Length Research Paper

‘Sanitized, made to lie supine and left fanged!’ The final version of the 2010 Protection of State Information Bill / Secrecy Bill, and its threats to the civil liberty of freedom of expression in South Africa

Luthuli Siboniso Prosper Welcome
  • Luthuli Siboniso Prosper Welcome
  • 511 Griffiths Mxenge Hwy, Umlazi, 4031, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 03 April 2016
  •  Accepted: 24 March 2017
  •  Published: 30 June 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Luthuli, S. P. W. (2021). ‘Sanitized, made to lie supine and left fanged!’ The final version of the 2010 Protection of State Information Bill / Secrecy Bill, and its threats to the civil liberty of freedom of expression in South Africa. Journal of Media and Communication Studies, 13(2), 63-80.
Chicago /
Luthuli Siboniso Prosper Welcome. "‘Sanitized, made to lie supine and left fanged!’ The final version of the 2010 Protection of State Information Bill / Secrecy Bill, and its threats to the civil liberty of freedom of expression in South Africa." Journal of Media and Communication Studies 13, no. 2 (2021): 63-80.
MLA /
Luthuli Siboniso Prosper Welcome. "‘Sanitized, made to lie supine and left fanged!’ The final version of the 2010 Protection of State Information Bill / Secrecy Bill, and its threats to the civil liberty of freedom of expression in South Africa." Journal of Media and Communication Studies 13.2 (2021): 63-80.