Tag Archives: miners strike

16 August – Day of Action

Many people who have watched Miners Shot Down have asked us “what can we do to help the justice campaign?” One of the most important things we can do is to make the 16th August a ‘special’ day, similar to … Continue reading

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Get Collecting For the Hardship Fund

The Marikana Hardship Fund has been appealing to all sections of society, individuals, trade unions, churches, colleges and universities, to help prevent starvation in the mining communities by donating generously. Now that the strike is likely to end, and the … Continue reading

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Food Parcels for Striking Miners

As the current platinum strike continues, the situation for striking miners becomes increasingly dire, with poverty and hunger becoming rife within the mining communities. We would like to help the miners and their families by encouraging our supporters to donate … Continue reading

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Rave Review from Independent Media

At the very least, Desai’s film has shown the families of the miners shot down that their loved-ones and breadwinners were not killed attacking the cops. He has debunked that popular belief – one, which so much press coverage has … Continue reading

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The Bioscope Screening

Johannesburg’s only independent movie cinema, The Bioscope, hosted a second intimate screening of Miners Shot Down on Thursday the 1st of May 2014. This special screening was sold out and served as a fundraiser, with proceeds going towards The Marikana … Continue reading

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Growing Social Resistance in South Africa

The African National Congress (ANC), led during the 1990s by the late Nelson Mandela, is projected to be reelected in South Africa’s May 7, 2014 national election by a wide margin, probably with between 50 and 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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Miners Shot Down In the News

Since its first public screening in Cape Town, Miners Shot Down has been receiving a lot of media attention, with numerous articles being written for a variety of publications. One of the most compelling of these articles was written by … Continue reading

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