Honour Marikana fallen by reviewing police methods that killed them

18 August 2019 - 00:00 By Sunday Times

Marikana is a permanent blot on our young democracy, one that can never be erased from our country's history. Since 2012, every year around this time South Africans unite as they remember the 34 miners who were wiped out during what will go down as one of the deadliest massacres this country has seen. The brutality meted out by members of the South African Police Service will forever be etched in our minds...

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