Solidarity vigil marking Marikana 7th anniversary

Solidarity vigil marking Marikana 7th anniversary

MARIKANA: AMANDLAA! AWETHU! What? Solidarity vigil on 7th anniversary of Marikana Massacre. Please bring your voices and yellow flowers. We will be reading out the names of those who died and will observe a minute’s silence to remember them. Where? South Africa...
Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

We collected the women and when we met near the mountain, we were too late. We heard the bullets, and then the ambulances. Thirty-four mine workers were shot dead.” Thumeka Magwangqana, Marikana community leader On August 16 2012, over 100 workers on strike for a...
Lonmin, the Marikana massacre, job cuts and taxes

Lonmin, the Marikana massacre, job cuts and taxes

Nearly three years after the massacre of mineworkers at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, people are still waiting to read the report of an inquiry into the outrage. President Zuma appears to be sitting on the report – and both...