A gathering was held in Johannesburg on Monday to mark the ten years since the Marikana massacre and the 100 years since the 1922 Rand Revolt.
Ten years after the massacre of mine workers conspired by the state and their employer in Marikana, residents continue to fight for a better life
Ex-mineworkers marched to demand transparency from government on the monies owed to them.
It has been five years since the Marikana Massacre which saw 34 miners dying at the hands of the South African Police Services after they went on a strike calling for a wage demand of R12,500 amongst other things. At the time of massacre Workers’ World Media Productions Director, Martin Jansen penned this piece and we thought we should re-publish it here since justice is still begging.