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Concerns mount for Marikana activists

In a press statement released earlier today by The Marikana Support Campaign, Nigel Branken, social worker and member of of the Marikana Support Campaign expressed the organisation’s deep concern about the ongoing detention and prosecution of six Marikana activists. Allegations of torture during their detention, including the use of electric shocks have been made by the accused. […]

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DA calls for Madonsela to ‘ensure that there is a fair settlement’ for Esidimeni relatives

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for former Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela to be appointed to lead a process of redress over the 94 deaths of mental health patients in Gauteng. DA MP Jack Bloom released a statement on Monday morning stating that the DA supported the recommendations of Health Ombudsman Prof Malegapuru Makgoba, […]