SCA overturns gagging order on intelligence report, saying it contains no sensitive or new information

The 'mere say-so of the minister' was not enough to place documents beyond the reach of a court

05 April 2024 - 17:01

A 2020 intelligence report the minister for state security went to court to suppress contains “nothing sensitive”, said the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday. ..

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