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The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike South African History Online

African mineworkers were beginning to realise their collective power, and went on strike at Dutoitspan, Voorspoed and Village Deep mines in January 1911. But they were brutally forced back to work by police and white miners. Many were jailed under the Masters and Servants Act. White union members and the Labour Party turned a blind eye.

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Striking miners fired on in South Africa - YouTube

17/08/2012  Video shows workers under a hail of bullets shot by police. The police say they were trying to protect their own lives.For more CNN videos, check out our You...

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South African police shoot dead striking miners South ...

17/08/2012  South African police shoot dead striking miners This article is more than 8 years old More than 30 people killed at Lonmin platinum mine where strike over pay has escalated into alleged turf war...

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Marikana Massacre 16 August 2012 South African History ...

16/08/2012  On 16 August 2012, the South African Police Service (SAPS) opened fire on a crowd of striking mineworkers at Marikana, in the North West Province. The police killed 34 mineworkers, and left 78 seriously injured. Following the open fire assault - 250 of the miners were arrested.

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P7 TA-PROV(2012)0354 South Africa: massacre of striking miners

clashes between police and striking miners at the Marikana Lonmin platinum mine in North West Province, South Africa; whereas this was preceded by several days of violent strike action, in which 10 people were killed, including two security guards and two police officers;

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Platinum miners in South Africa go on strike South ...

23/01/2014  Tens of thousands of platinum miners went on strike in South Africa on Thursday, seeking higher wages and disrupting one of the country's

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1946 African Mine Workers' Union strike - Wikipedia

The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa. It started on 12 August, 1946 and lasted approximately a week. The strike was attacked by police and over the week, at least 1,248 workers were wounded and at least 9 killed.

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Massacre of Striking Platinum Miners in South Africa ...

14/09/2012  Striking platinum miners, Marikana, South Africa. We vigorously condemns the August 16 massacre of 34 miners and wounding of 78 others by South African police forces. The police were acting as strike-breakers for the London-based platinum

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Deadline looms for striking S Africa miners South Africa ...

11/09/2012  Striking miners in South Africa could face the sack if they defy a union agreement to return to work for another day. They have been given until Tuesday afternoon to return to work.

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South African Police, Striking Miners Engage in

16/08/2012  JOHANNESBURG — A strike at a South African platinum mine led to a deadly shootout between police and angry workers Thursday. The number of casualties is still uncertain, but a union official ...

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Miners' Strike: South Africa 1922 Encyclopedia

Miners' Strike. South Africa 1922. Synopsis. In early 1922, white South African workers in the Witwatesrand gold mining region went on strike. The strike soon became a violent rebellion—sometimes known as the Rand Revolt—that pitted the white miners against the mine owners and the government.

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Miners win bitter strike in South Africa

02/09/2018  Miners win bitter strike in South Africa Protests against massacre of striking South African mineworkers Marxists and democracy. Quote of the issue No to deportations at London Metropolitan University! 30 years after Falklands/Malvinas war. Britain and Argentina: between some rocks and losing face Argentina: Malvinas/Falklands ...

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P7 TA-PROV(2012)0354 South Africa: massacre of striking miners

South Africa: massacre of striking miners European Parliament resolution of 13 September 2012 on South Africa: massacre of striking miners (2012/2783(RSP)) The European Parliament, – having regard to the South Africa-EU Strategic Partnership Joint Action Plan, which is the sole partnership of its kind concluded between the EU and an African country to date, – having regard to the ACP-EC ...

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Police MASSACRE Striking Miners in South Africa

Police massacre striking miners by Abayomi Azikiwe, Aug 22, 2012. Striking miners. Aug. 20 — Striking platinum miners have defied Lonmin Platinum PLC’s back to work orders and continue their job action in Marikana, South Africa, despite a horrific police massacre and threats of termination. This is the British-based, multibillion-dollar firm’s latest ultimatum to the mineworkers, who ...

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South African Police Fire on Striking Miners - The New ...

16/08/2012  Striking South African miners, armed with machetes and sticks, chant slogans on Thursday, near the Marikana mine in South Africa. Credit... European Pressphoto Agency. At

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Debates - South Africa: massacre of striking miners ...

13/09/2012  South Africa: massacre of striking miners: Video of the speeches President. – The next item is the debate on the massacre of striking miners in South Africa. Véronique De Keyser, author. – (FR) Mr President, this is not a tragedy; it is an out and out massacre. That is why I wanted us to keep this title because, with 78 people injured and 34 dead among the striking miners, I would call ...

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Massacre of Striking Platinum Miners in South Africa ...

14/09/2012  Justice for South African Miners! Striking platinum miners, Marikana, South Africa. We vigorously condemns the August 16 massacre of 34 miners and wounding of 78 others by South African police forces. The police were acting as strike-breakers for the London-based platinum mining monopoly Lonmin at the Marikana townsite. Adding insult to injury was the fact

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Deadline looms for striking S Africa miners South Africa ...

11/09/2012  Striking miners in South Africa could face the sack if they defy a union agreement to return to work for another day. They have been given until Tuesday afternoon to return to work.

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Striking South African gold miners reject pay offer Reuters

11/10/2012  Striking gold miners in South Africa have rejected the industry's latest wage offer, a trade union said on Thursday, dimming hopes that strikes that

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South Africa Marikana: Striking miners march - BBC News

05/09/2012  About 2,000 miners in South Africa march to strengthen support for their strike - the biggest protest at Marikana since police shot dead 34 miners last month.

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South African Police, Striking Miners Engage in

16/08/2012  JOHANNESBURG — A strike at a South African platinum mine led to a deadly shootout between police and angry workers Thursday. The number of casualties is still uncertain, but a

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South African women protest police shooting of striking

17/08/2012  South Africa police fire on striking miners, several dead; Policemen look on as women carrying placards chant slogans in protest against the killing of miners by South African

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South Africa : Historic win for striking miners - Centre ...

The stadium in Phokeng outside Rustenburg in South Africa’s North West Province exploded in jubilation when the end of the longest strike in South Africa’s history was announced on June 23. Men and women waved their arms victoriously in the air and resounding ululations and cheering reverberated as a great burden of domestic hardship lifted. Workers had changed history. The platinum mine ...

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Miners win bitter strike in South Africa

02/09/2018  Miners win bitter strike in South Africa Protests against massacre of striking South African mineworkers Marxists and democracy. Quote of the issue No to deportations at London Metropolitan University! 30 years after Falklands/Malvinas war. Britain and Argentina: between some rocks and losing face Argentina: Malvinas/Falklands ...

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Police MASSACRE Striking Miners in South Africa

Police massacre striking miners by Abayomi Azikiwe, Aug 22, 2012. Striking miners. Aug. 20 — Striking platinum miners have defied Lonmin Platinum PLC’s back to work orders and continue their job action in Marikana, South Africa, despite a horrific police massacre and threats of termination. This is the British-based, multibillion-dollar firm’s latest ultimatum to the mineworkers, who ...

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South Africa - Striking Miners Massacred by Police

25/08/2012  South Africa - Striking Miners Massacred by Police. The ANC has never at any period in its history . condemned capitalist society. The meaning of these words, proclaimed by Nelson Mandela at his trial in 1964, has now been spelt out in workers’ blood. On 16th August the police shot and killed 34 striking miners, and wounded a further 78, at the Marikana platinum mine, which is about 60km ...

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Debates - South Africa: massacre of striking miners ...

13/09/2012  South Africa: massacre of striking miners: Video of the speeches President. – The next item is the debate on the massacre of striking miners in South Africa. Véronique De Keyser, author. – (FR) Mr President, this is not a tragedy; it is an out and out massacre. That is why I wanted us to keep this title because, with 78 people injured and 34 dead among the striking miners, I would call ...

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Massacre of striking miners in South Africa : NOLA

Massacre of striking miners in South Africa by PCInt Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at 4:14 AM. On July 18 the world bourgeoisie celebrated “Mandela Day”, established internationally by the UN in November 2009 under the sign of peace, freedom, reconciliation, etc. In South Africa, more than 12 million children sang hymns to Mandela before going to class, the whole population was called upon to ...

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South Africa's Lonmin miners accept pay rise to end

18/09/2012  Striking platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana mine in South Africa accepted a hefty pay rise offer on Tuesday, ending six weeks of violent labor unrest that killed 45 people and rattled Africa's ...

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South Africa Marikana: Striking miners march - BBC News

05/09/2012  About 2,000 miners in South Africa march to strengthen support for their strike - the biggest protest at Marikana since police shot dead 34 miners last month.

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South African women protest police shooting of striking

17/08/2012  South Africa police fire on striking miners, several dead; Policemen look on as women carrying placards chant slogans in protest against the killing of miners by South African

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Striking miners killed by security forces in South Africa

16/08/2012  Earlier today at least seven striking miners have been gunned down and killed by security forces at South African platinum mine. The killings are the latest in a long line of deaths during a strike that is complicated by a bitter and violent inter-union dispute over membership numbers.

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South Africa : Historic win for striking miners - Centre ...

The stadium in Phokeng outside Rustenburg in South Africa’s North West Province exploded in jubilation when the end of the longest strike in South Africa’s history was announced on June 23. Men and women waved their arms victoriously in the air and resounding ululations and cheering reverberated as a great burden of domestic hardship lifted. Workers had changed history. The platinum mine ...

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Miners win bitter strike in South Africa

02/09/2018  Miners win bitter strike in South Africa Protests against massacre of striking South African mineworkers Marxists and democracy. Quote of the issue No to deportations at London Metropolitan University! 30 years after Falklands/Malvinas war. Britain and Argentina: between some rocks and losing face Argentina: Malvinas/Falklands ...

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Police MASSACRE Striking Miners in South Africa

Police massacre striking miners by Abayomi Azikiwe, Aug 22, 2012. Striking miners. Aug. 20 — Striking platinum miners have defied Lonmin Platinum PLC’s back to work orders and continue their job action in Marikana, South Africa, despite a horrific police massacre and threats of termination. This is the British-based, multibillion-dollar firm’s latest ultimatum to the mineworkers, who ...

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Striking miners in South Africa face dismissal - rte

20/08/2012  Striking workers at South Africa's Lonmin, where 44 people have been killed in a week of violence, face possible dismissal if they do not return to work tomorrow.

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Massacre of striking miners in South Africa : NOLA

Massacre of striking miners in South Africa by PCInt Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at 4:14 AM. On July 18 the world bourgeoisie celebrated “Mandela Day”, established internationally by the UN in November 2009 under the sign of peace, freedom, reconciliation, etc. In South Africa, more than 12 million children sang hymns to Mandela before going to class, the whole population was called upon to ...

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'Mine is starving striking workers' - SowetanLIVE

06/03/2020  South Africa By Tankiso Makhetha and Noxolo Majavu - 06 March 2020 - 09:25 Family and friends can no longer bring food to their striking relatives at LanXess Chrome Mine in Rustenburg.

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South Africa’s mine massacre - World Socialist Web Site

18/08/2012  South Africa’s mine massacre. The massacre of striking platinum miners in South Africa Thursday has laid bare the irreconcilable conflict

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