Thousands of people gathered in the South African town of Marikana to mark a decade since dozens of striking workers were killed in the worst act of police violence since the end of apartheid.

Thousands of people gathered in the South African town of Marikana to mark a decade since dozens of striking workers were killed in the worst act of police violence since the end of apartheid.

On August 16th 2012, 34 people were killed and 78 injured when police opened fire on platinum mine workers who had gathered on a hill near the mine, to press demands for better wages and housing.

Ten years later, survivors and relatives of victims are still demanding justice.

Videos of police opening fire on the miners shocked South Africa and were broadcast around the world, sparking outrage and leading to a commission of inquiry to investigate police actions.

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