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Marikana's new truth?

06 September 2012, 14:58
Everybody here has said their piece about Marikana, one way or the other, but nobody has had all the facts.

Then, in a comment on a News24 story about the ongoing unrest, somebody posted a link to the following story: http://dailymaverick.co.za/article/2012-08-30-the-murder-fields-of-marikana-the-cold-murder-fields-of-marikana

It is important enough that I had to share it here, and I encourage everybody to read it. Regardless of what you think about the facts in it - and there are a lot of new claims made - it is the first truly investigative piece of journalism I've seen.

We're all tired of watching the same TV clips, which tell such a short part of the broader story. Here's one version of the rest, and ... it's very bleak, and - deservedly? - sensationalist.

What do you think of it?
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