Author Archives: rehaddesai

PRESS RELEASE: COMPENSATION TALKS FOR MARIKANA VICTIMS BEGIN, FINALLY

28 January 2016, 8pm Supporters of the victims of the Marikana massacre will assemble on Friday 29 January, to show their anger at the long delays in the compensation process.  The lawyers representing those injured and arrested in Marikana in … Continue reading

Posted in News, Press releases, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Miners Shot Down (85 min) Screens on ETV January 11TH at 10pm

MARIKANA SUPPORT CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE Thursday 7th Jan 2016 Miners Shot Down (85 min) Screens on ETV January 11TH at 10pm We are extremely proud to announce that the feature length version Miners Shot Down is finally being screened to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

MINERS SHOT DOWN HAS BEEN NAMED AS A FINALIST IN THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS

We are pleased to announce that South African documentary, Miners Shot Down, has been nominated for an International Emmy® Award.   The film tells the story of the 2012 Marikana massacre. To date, Miners Shot Down has been shown in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Marikana Massacre – Families seek legal action and discussion of Marikana Report

As we gear up to mark the 3rd anniversary of the Marikana massacre several organisations and allies have been working tirelessly to continue the fight for justice for those affected by the Massacre. The families of the slain Marikana Miners, with … Continue reading

Posted in Farlam Commission, News, Press releases | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied – Rehad Desai on the Marikana Massacre

Over 1000 days ago the South African police opened fire with R5 machine guns on striking miners at the Lonmin Mine in Marikana, killing 34 of them in what is now known as the Marikana Massacre. Since the massacre  the … Continue reading

Posted in News, Press releases | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Miners Shot Down Facilitators Guide – Engaging Dialogue

Miners Shot Down is more than a documentary film. It’s part of a much broader campaign which works on behalf of the families of those killed and injured at Marikana Massacre and the 270 miners arrested by the state. The … Continue reading

Posted in Outreach, Screenings | Tagged | Leave a comment

MARIKANA SUPPORT CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE: THE FARLAM REPORT: HOSTILE TO WORKERS FROM THE OUTSET

  The Farlam Report opens with a finding that squarely blames the strikers for the violence. By placing this upfront, Farlam sets the tone for what is to come: “…the tragic events that occurred during the period 12 to 16 … Continue reading

Posted in Farlam Commission, Press releases | Tagged , , | Leave a comment