WATCH | 'I begged for help, but all they did was shoot me again like a dog'

01 November 2020 - 00:00 By GRAEME HOSKEN and NALEDI SHANGE

As the widows of four Marikana miners prayed at the trial of their husbands' alleged police killers for justice, scores of other widows and the survivors of SA's bloodiest post-democracy mining wage revolt are fast losing hope that they will ever get justice...

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