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The police 'punish before they prosecute' when it comes to public protests
The police 'punish before they prosecute' when it comes to public protests
COMMENTIn terms of the 1993 Regulation of Gatherings Act, the police are meant to join section 4 meetings to discuss concerns about a planned...
Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers
Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers
In a debacle that has worsened tensions within the Marikana community in North West province, platinum miner Lonmin spent more than R20‑million...
Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers
Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers
In a debacle that has worsened tensions within the Marikana community in North West province, platinum miner Lonmin spent more than R20‑million...
EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1-million contribution
EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1-million contribution
The EFF donated R1-million to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's (Amcu) Marikana trust fund, EFF leader Julius Malema...
From historical legacy to Lily Mine: Five examples of unfinished business in mining
From historical legacy to Lily Mine: Five examples of unfinished business in mining
The aftermath of the Marikana massacre has done little to improve the lives of those who work in mining. In a post-Marikana world, mineworkers and...
#RememberMarikana: the miners killed at Marikana on 13 and 16 August 2012
#RememberMarikana: the miners killed at Marikana on 13 and 16 August 2012
This list was compiled by the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa ( SERI). It is...
Remembering Marikana and the miners' families: An M&G special supplement
Remembering Marikana and the miners' families: An M&G special supplement
On August 16 2012 the South African police shot and killed 34 striking miners at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, near Rustenburg in North...
Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM
Spike Lee's 'Do The Right Thing' is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM
For a black film and media student at the University of Cape Town, Spike Lee’s 'Do The Right Thing' (1989) was a revelation. I watched it on a...
The world moves on but the pain of the Marikana massacre in August 2012 endures
The world moves on but the pain of the Marikana massacre in August 2012 endures
Hassan Fundi: Lonmin security manager, killed by mineworkers“My husband was seeing his own death,” said Aisha Fundi,...
Activists say women were assaulted by Marikana police for protesting for jobs
Activists say women were assaulted by Marikana police for protesting for jobs
Thirty eight protesters, who are members of a group called the Marikana Unemployed Youth Forum, were arrested on charges of public violence on...

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