Date: March 31, 2022

UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW – Freedom of expression

This is a joint submission by Amnesty International South Africa, Campaign for Free Expression, Committee to Protect Journalists, Media Monitoring Africa, and the South African National Editors’ Forum. As organisations promoting freedom of expression, this submission focuses on South Africa’s compliance with international human rights obligations related to freedom of opinion and expression and on progress made since the last review in 2017.