Saturday, February 1, 2014

Spy Regulations Too Secret for Words

South Africa - Clean, smart spooks only, please. And be sure you can read between the lines to guess the missing employment regulations.

Lengthy new regulations for the State Security Agency (SSA) were issued this week by State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, aimed at professionalizing the service. It emphasizes the need for ethics, fairness and a commitment to the constitution.

Parts of the regulations are so secret, they weren’t gazetted. Although the regulations are 73 pages long, 21 of the 27 sections are missing. (more)