Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

On 16 August, around 60 people participated in Marikana Solidarity Collective’s (Marikana Miners Solidarity Campaign, Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum, Decolonising Environmentalism and London Mining Network) vigil of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana...
When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

Learning from women’s organising in apartheid South Africa to present-day ahead of the sixth anniversary of 2012’s Marikana Massacre  By Yula Burin Marikana Solidarity Collective marked South Africa’s Women’s Day on 9 August 2018 with a film...
Marikana massacre: 6th anniversary events

Marikana massacre: 6th anniversary events

This August will be the sixth anniversary of South Africa’s Marikana massacre. On 16th August 2012, 34 striking miners were killed by South African police at London-listed mining company Lonmin’s platinum mine. To show solidarity and to mark the day,...
'I closed my eyes and waited for the bullet'

'I closed my eyes and waited for the bullet'

Five years ago today, 34 mine workers were shot dead in South Africa during a bitter dispute with British firm Lonmin. Today their community is taking their demands for accountability to the firm’s HQ. In August 2012, mine workers at British company Lonmin’s Marikana...
Demand accountability for the Marikana Massacre! Protest the Lonmin AGM!

Demand accountability for the Marikana Massacre! Protest the Lonmin AGM!

Since the police killings of 34 striking mine workers in August 2012, British-South African mining firm, Lonmin, has failed to live up to many of its social commitments to the workers and the survivors of the deadly attack. Join South African Bishop Johannes Seoka...