Ex-mineworkers marched to demand transparency from government on the monies owed to them.
The authorities charged with investigating the perpetrators of the Marikana massacre are unable to the job for lack of funding – and evidently for a lack of political will.
This radio feature looks at how the Marikana widows are surviving and the promises that were made to them. It was produced by Workers’ World Media Productions in 2014, two years after the massacre.
It has been five years since the Marikana Massacre which saw 34 miners dying at the hands of the South African Police Services after they went on a strike calling for a wage demand of R12,500 amongst other things. At the time of massacre Workers’ World Media Productions Director, Martin Jansen penned this piece and we thought we should re-publish it here since justice is still begging.