Violent protests

An armed private security guard controls the access at the main entrance of the Lonmin platinum mine. – Photo by AFP
An armed private security guard controls the access at the main entrance of the Lonmin platinum mine. – Photo by AFP
Miners gather in protest as a police vehicle surveys them from afar. – Photo by AFP
Miners gather in protest as a police vehicle surveys them from afar. – Photo by AFP
Two guards walk outside the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana. – Photo by AFP
Two guards walk outside the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana. – Photo by AFP
A lone striking mine worker sits under an umbrella in the sun as he awaits news of developments at the Lonmin Platinum Mine. – Photo by AP
A lone striking mine worker sits under an umbrella in the sun as he awaits news of developments at the Lonmin Platinum Mine. – Photo by AP
An unidentified mine worker holds a placard that reads "we demand 12, 500 rands during their meeting at the Lonmin Platinum. – Photo by AP
An unidentified mine worker holds a placard that reads "we demand 12, 500 rands during their meeting at the Lonmin Platinum. – Photo by AP
Striking platinum mineworkers listen to a report back on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana. – Photo by Reuters
Striking platinum mineworkers listen to a report back on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana. – Photo by Reuters
Striking platinum mineworkers dance as they leave a report back meeting on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana mine. – Photo by Reuters
Striking platinum mineworkers dance as they leave a report back meeting on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana mine. – Photo by Reuters
Platinum mineworkers react as they listen to a report back on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana. – Photo by Reuters
Platinum mineworkers react as they listen to a report back on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana. – Photo by Reuters
Platinum mineworkers dance as they leave a report back meeting on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana mine. – Photo by Reuters
Platinum mineworkers dance as they leave a report back meeting on negotiations at Lonmin's Marikana mine. – Photo by Reuters
Supporters of arrested, striking platinum mine workers demonstrate outside the court in Ga Rankuwa. – Photo by Reuters
Supporters of arrested, striking platinum mine workers demonstrate outside the court in Ga Rankuwa. – Photo by Reuters

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Cyrus Howell
Aug 31, 2012 02:27am
The New South Africa is becoming a truly capitalist country.