Spying Bill a rights intrusion

The Criminal Procedure and Evidence (Controlled Investigations) Bill has not only left the nation reeling in shock but it has also puzzled the international community.

The Bill, which authorises the interception of communications by investigatory authorities for purposes of gathering criminal evidence, has left the international community and civil societies very puzzled and wondering what happened to the State’s declaration to protect its citizens from human rights violations.

The nation believes the Bill is a gross violation of human rights, hence the outcry for intervention from the international communities and civil societies.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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