Stories categorized “South Africa”:

The Man in the Green Blanket – a story about South Africa today

Published May 2015.

Published by The Guardian
May 19 2015
On August 16 2012, South African police opened fire on a large crowd of men who had walked out on strike from a platinum mine at Marikana, about 80 miles north of Johannesburg. They shot down 112 of them, killing 34.
In any country, this would have been a traumatic moment. [...]

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