Freedom of Expression Institute

Johannesburg, South Africa
Joined January 2016
Presence in: South Africa
Focus: Other, Right to Information

The Freedom of Expression Institute is a not for profit non-governmental organization which was established in 1994 to protect and foster the right to freedom of expression. The Institute was formed from a merger of three organisations; The Campaign for Open Media, the Anti-Censorship Action Group and the Media Defence Trust.
The FXI envisions a society where everyone enjoys freedom of expression and the right to access and disseminate information and knowledge.
The Freedom of Expression Institute seeks to achieve the following objectives; To fight for and defend freedom of expression, To oppose censorship, To fight for the right of equal access to information and knowledge, and To promote access to media and a free press.