2012 August

28 Aug: Update on the Marikana Massacre

In this update, Tiyani Lybon Mabasa, president of the Socialist Party of Azania (SOPA), provides an on-the-spot report from Marikana, South Africa, on the latest developments in the massacre of scores of striking mineworkers.

Mabasa’s report includes new information that belies the official government version of the massacre and provides first-hand accounts of why the mineworkers looked to the AMCU mineworkers’ union to champion demands that had been ignored by the NUM leadership.… Keep on reading