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New Marikana Footage: Did the Police Plan to Kill 34 Miners? You Decide

  On October 21, filmmaker activist Rehad Desai released previously unseen footage that appears to further implicate the police in the massacre of 34 miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine on August 16 2012. The footage, from Video Two, shows miners peacefully leaving the “big koppie” where they had been congregating everyday during the strike for [...]

Damning New Marikana Footage Further Implicates Police in Massacre

Damning new footage uncovered by the Marikana Support Committee’s Rehad Desai is, according to the filmmaker activist, set to further implicate the South African Police Service in the deaths of 34 miners at Lonmin’s Marikana mine on August 16 last year. On Monday during a screening of the new footage at the Bioscope Independent Cinema [...]