Nine Years On, Still No Justice for the Dead of Marikana

Nine Years On, Still No Justice for the Dead of Marikana

On the 9th Anniversary of the Marikana Massacre, campaigners prepare to gather in remembrance of the dead and in solidarity with those still fighting for justice. On 16th August 2012, the South African Police shot dead 34 platinum rock drillers on strike for a living...
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...
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...
Attacks on mining critics, and Marikana anniversary

Attacks on mining critics, and Marikana anniversary

Dear friends, The mining industry is associated with a great deal of violence around the world. This month sees the sixth anniversary of the massacre of striking mine workers at London-listed Lonmin’s platinum mine at Marikana in South Africa. There will be  a...