Media Monitoring Africa  has a clear interest in , and contribution to make the important issues arising, in the applications. MMA acts in the public interests of their members. Freedom of expression, in particular press freedom, lies in the heart of this matter. First, the amicus applicants submit our law requires that journalists and media organisations be
especially protected against SLAPP suits. Permitting a SLAPP suit against a journalist does not conform to the positive constitutional obligation to protect the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of the press.