Striking Pain: Memory, trauma and restitution a decade after the Marikana massacre
Human Sciences Research Council MEDIA RELEASE Pretoria, Monday 15 August 2022 – The afternoon of 16 August 2022 marks a decade since the Marikana massacre of 2012. On this fateful day, 34 mine workers involved in a wildcat strike were shot and killed by police at Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, Rustenburg, in the North… View Article

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