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South Africa Mine Protests

South African Police Crackdown On Striking Miners

Posted 09.15.2012 | World

By: THEMBA HADEBE, The Associated Press MARIKANA, South Africa -- Police firing rubber bullets and tear gas sent men, women and children scattering ...

South African Miners Demand Higher Wages After Police Shootout

AP | THOMAS PHAKANE and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

MARIKANA, South Africa -- South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday told striking miners the nation's leaders are mourning with them but he refu...

South African Police Kill Over 30 Striking Miners (GRAPHIC PHOTOS, VIDEO)

AP | By MICHELLE FAUL and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit Friday and announced an official inquiry into a police shootin...

Police Open Fire On Striking Workers

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — South African police opened fire Thursday on a crowd of striking miners that charged a line of officers trying to disperse them, ...