All Talk, Yet No Action Taken on South Africa's Marikana Massacre
Legal proceedings against the 72 police officers involved in the killing of 34 miners during the Marikana massacre has not yet started, five years after the tragedy, the National Prosecuting Authority has said. The same can be said for the promises made by the government to pay the victims' families.
News24Wire, 17 August 2017
Legal proceedings against the 72 police officers involved in the killing of 34 miners during the Marikana Massacre has not yet started, five years after the tragedy, the National… Read more »
Police on the scene at Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana in the North West where 34 miners were killed in August 2012.
ISS, 16 August 2017
Five years ago today members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) shot dead 34 mineworkers and injured 78. Some of the injured are permanently disabled. Read more »
South Africa: South Africa Remembers Marikana Miners Killed By Police
Al Jazeera, 16 August 2017
A memorial service has been held in South Africa on Wednesday to remember the victims of the Marikana massacre five years ago, in which 34 miners who were on strike were shot and… Read more »
Five years ago today, 34 miners, mine security personnel and a member of the South African Police, lost their lives at Marikana after protests over salaries, living and working ... Read more »
Police Investigation Directorate chief Robert McBride has expressed shock after 87 officers were cleared of charges relating to the deaths of of 34 miners who died during the 2012 ... Read more »
The families of miners shot and killed by police at Lonmin's Marikana mine have issued court summons for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Read more »