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Release the 270 Lonmin Miners

Release the 270 Lonmin Miners

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50 Supporters

Wilfred P.
started this petition to
South African National Prosecuting Authority , President Jacob Zuma
Miners at the Marikana mine in South Africa owned by the Lonmin group went on strike for a living wage. While on strike most of the 34 killed were shot in the back by policemen.
Now the South African National Prosecuting Authority through their spokesperson Frank Lesenyego said every one of the 270 miners detained was being charged with murder, attempted murder and public violence.
From the dark days of the past in South Africa I have always believed and contributed to making ours a just democratic society.

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