Marikana: A View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer
Dubbed the "Marikana Massacre," the Marikana miners’ strike was the single most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since the end of apartheid; those killed were mineworkers in pursuit of a pay raise. Through a series of interviews conducted with workers who survived the attack, this account documents and examines the controversial shootings in great detail. In addition, it includes a narrative of the preceding events as well as of the violence itself written from the perspective of the strikers. Unique and revealing, his book tells of police murders, sadness, bravery, and pride.
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This book really puts you on the "mountain",you can see the first person who was slaughtered. It gives a vey clear understanding of what happened as the people who wrote the book were part of the miners. Im only on page 56 on the rock drill operators. I would advice people to get themselves a copy and vet their chance of the view on the mountain. Police brutality at its best. Recently the police have tortured and killed a foreign taxi driver for no reason.
Introduction Encounters in Marikana
The Massacre A Narrative Account Based on Workers Testimonies
Interviews with Mineworkers
Analysis and Conclusion
They Died at Marikana