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Platinum mining massacre

For several months the workers of the platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa, have been striking. But when they refused to move and obey orders from the police August 16th (2012), the police started shooting at the several hundred workers who had gathered outside the mine. August 17th the number of dead had reached 30.

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