South African MPs have overwhelmingly approved a controversial media bill despite widespread criticism of it.
Nobel Peace laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu called it "insulting" and warned it could be used to outlaw "whistle-blowing and investigative journalism".
South African journalists wearing black have staged a protest against the so-called "secrecy bill" outside the headquarters of the governing ANC.
The ANC says the law will safeguard state secrets and national security.
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Guardian's Greenslade on the issue: South Africa moves closer to enacting state secrecy law