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Watch the full Miners Shot Down documentary here [video]
Posted by on Nov 25th, 2015

On Monday i told you that the South African documentary Miners Shot Down won the Emmy Award for Best Documentary at the 43rd International Emmy Awards HERE. The documentary based on the Marikana Massacre has… Read More »

SA’s Miners Shot Down wins the International Emmy Award for Best Documentary
Posted by on Nov 24th, 2015

Miners Shot Down, the South African documentary based on the Marikana massacre has won the Emmy Award for Best Documentary at the 43rd International Emmy Awards. The ceremony took place last night in New York… Read More »

New cell phone footage of Marikana massacre emerges undermining police claims of self-defense [video]
Posted by on Jan 28th, 2013

A British news channel has revealed shocking new cell phone footage obtained from two policemen present on the 16 August 2012 Marikana mine shooting where 34 miners died. The footage appears to undermine police claims… Read More »

Photo evidence shows police planted weapons on dead Marikana miners? [pic]
Posted by on Nov 6th, 2012

Remember the Marikana massacre…the one at the Lonmin mine where 35 workers were killed after police opened fire with live ammunition? The one that i wrote about HERE and people got annoyed because i said… Read More »

Lonmin shooting gets Taiwanese animation treatment…they made all police white [video]
Posted by on Sep 5th, 2012

Ya hey…it’s not uncommon that major news stories around the world get the Taiwanese animation treatment, but South Africa doesn’t feature very often. We did recently though when the shooting of 34 Lonmin miners was… Read More »

Lonmin miners are being charged with murder for the death of their 34 colleagues [wtf?]
Posted by on Aug 31st, 2012

And here i thought the Lonmin massacre couldn’t get any more bizarre. 270 of the arrested mine workers have been charged with the murder of their 34 colleagues. I’m confused. Since that tragic day where… Read More »

Police open fire on striking Lonmin miners killing at least 18 [video]
Posted by on Aug 17th, 2012

The week long stand-off between workers and police at Lonmin in Marikana, one of the world’s biggest platinum mines, came to a deadly end yesterday after police opened fire on thousands of striking miners with… Read More »