Watch: The touching video – Remembering Marikana


On 16th August 2012, 18 years into the dawn of the democratic South Africa, police shot dead 34 striking workers at Lonmin mine, Marikana, setting off a wave of protests. In what has been described as “South Africa’s first post-apartheid massacre,” the miners were killed after demanding a living wage of R 12 500. It is now 8 years since the massacre and no one has been held accountable for these deaths, including 10 (which include security and officers) that occurred prior to the 16th August.

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