WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES AND VIDEO — South African police open fire on striking miners armed with sticks at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine, killing 34 people in the bloodiest security operation since the end of white rule.
By Thomas C Mountain,
As the legendary life of South African leader Nelson Mandela draws to a close his legacy to his people has been brutally splashed across television screens worldwide showing neo-Apartheid police firing automatic weapons into crowds of striking African miners, killing two score or more and wounding nearly a hundred.
Every day crushed, broken and lifeless bodies of Africans are dragged from hellholes under the earth, joining a list of untold thousands who gave their lives enriching the bank accounts of western “shareholders” of gold, platinum and diamond mines in South Africa. Continue reading St. Nelson’s Legacy; Neo-Apartheid and the South African Miners Massacre