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Press Release for Lonmin AGM – 29th January 2015

This following press release has been prepared by the Marikana Support Campaign for the Lonmin AGM scheduled for tomorrow (29th January 2015). Lonmin: Take Responsibility for the Marikana Massacre South African police shot dead 34 miners at Marikana on 16th August … Continue reading

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Miners Shot Down continues to create waves in the festival circuit and we hope at the Lonmin AGM at the end of January

 “It is impossible not to be both appalled and deeply moved by not only the human injustice but also the political tragedy which Marikana represents. It is essential viewing. It is impossible to watch without feeling a profound sense of … Continue reading

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Charges dropped against Marikana Miners

On the 29th of August 2012, 270 Lonmin Miners were accused of the murder and attempted murder of the 34 miners who were shot and killed by the South African Police Service during the Marikana strike. The charges were constructed … Continue reading

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Two years after Marikana – Commemoration Events and Screenings

Saturday, 16th of August  2014 marked two years since the Marikana Massacre. To commemorate the date many events were held across South Africa as well as internationally signifying the continued and growing support for the Marikana Justice Campaign. The largest … Continue reading

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Miners Shot Down at the Tri Continental Film Festival

The 13th Tri Continental Film Festival is taking place from the 26th September until the 6th of October in Johannesburg  and Cape Town. The TCFF features films and documentaries which touch on social and political issues and has a strong … Continue reading

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From Lonmin to Bermuda – Lonmin Accused of Profit Shifting

Testimony (16 September 2014) presented to the Marikana Commission by Mahomed Seedat, an executive director  of a Lonmin subsidiary, has uncovered a startling structure where massive sales commissions have been paid by Lonmin to Western Metals Sales Limited, a Lonmin owned … Continue reading

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Remember Marikana – 16 August

In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days into the strike, the police used live ammunition to suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring 78. The Marikana … Continue reading

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