South African miners murder charges
Friday, August 31, 2012 |
Striking mine workers sing protest songs and march in a wide circle under the watchful eye of police at he Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
Police have acknowledged shooting 34 miners to death during a protest in South Africa earlier this month. And yet, under a South African civil disobedience law, 270 fellow miners have been charged with murder in their co-workers' deaths.
Greg Marinovich is a South African photographer who has been investigating the killings. We reached him in Johannesburg.