Tag Archives: Socio-Economic Rights Institute

Mandela’s Nightmare: The Night of the Long Knives

“There is a white family out there fucking out [on fear],” sneers The Brother Moves On (TBMO) frontman Siya Mthembu, with a sardonic grin as the local art-rock band moves into a sinister groove flattened by ugly trombone notes.   The multi-racial crowd of twenty- and thirty-somethings gathered at The Lighthouse in the Johannesburg suburb […]

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 […]