The Marikana Support Committee was launched in the wake of the massacre of 34 striking mineworkers on 16 August at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in South Africa.
It is working to:
- support the fight for justice at the Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate the massacre
- support the familes of the arrested, injured, or slain
- support the mineworkers' struggle for a living wage
It appeals for donations to:
Account name: HRMT1 for Marikana Support Campaign
Bank: Nedbank. Branch: Constantia
Branch code: 101109. Account no: 1011202366
Reference: Marikana Support Campaign
SWIFT code: NEDSZAJJ
The Marikana Support Campaign is supported by Amnesty International SA, many other NGOs, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, and the National Council of Trade Unions.