Marikana’s legacy is one of justice denied and capital’s greed

Saturday, 20 August 2022 — Peoples Dispatch

10 years after the brutal massacre of striking mine workers in Marikana in South Africa, Mbuso Ngubane, Deputy General Secretary of NUMSA, talks about questions of justice and the close ties between mining giants and the state

by Peoples Dispatch

August 16 marked 10 years since the brutal massacre of protesting mining workers in Marikana in South Africa. In all these years, the families of victims have not received justice and the links between the state and mining capital remain strong. What is the state of the mining sector today and what are the demands of workers? Mbuso Ngubane, Deputy General Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, talks about these issues.

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