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Published on May 19th, 2017 | by Refilwe

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BET BRINGS – MINERS SHOT DOWN

Programme: Miners Shot Down
Date: Thursday 25 May
Time: 21:00 CAT
Channel: BET (DStv channel 129)

In August 2012, mine workers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a heated strike for better wages.  Six days later the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring many more.  This documentary delves into the issue to explore the situation.  It won an International Emmy Award for Best Documentary in 2015.


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