Photo Gallery: The Marikana Massacre and the ANC
08/29/2012
On August 10, mineworkers began as strike near the Marikana platinum mine in...
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On August 10, mineworkers began as strike near the Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. The workers were demanding that Lonmin, the mine's owner, double their wages. They danced, sang songs and even waved spears and machetes.