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Bishop Jo Seoka visits Napoleon Webster

Last Thursday I visited an innocent man in prison – by Bishop Jo Seoka Monday 24 April 2017 For Immediate Release Last Thursday I paid a pastoral visit to Napoleon Webster and his co-detained in Rustenburg Jail. Napoleon moved to Marikana around a year ago and has been...

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SERI join the struggle to #FreeNapoleonWebster

PRESS STATEMENT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Issued by: Marikana Support Campaign and Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI) Monday 10th April, 2017SERI join the struggle to #FreeNapoleonWebster The Marikana support campaign would like to announce that the Socio-Economic Rights Institute have agreed to join the struggle for the release of unjustly...

Press Statement on Ongoing Detention and Prosecution of Marikana Activists

  Attention: Editors and News Desks Monday 6 February 2017  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  On 8th December 2016, at 16.45 a tragic murder took place in Marikana. Between the 12 December 2016 and 6 January 2017, four community leaders, who work at Lonmin Marikana Mine, were arrested in connection with...

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Statement from Bishop Johannes Seoka ahead of the Lonmin AGM 2017

The Lonmin PLC AGM is one day away and we are preparing to remind them that they have yet to take any responsibility for the Marikana Massacre and any accountability for the dire living conditions the mine workers and their families are forced to endure....

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After Miners Shot Down, The Giant Must Fall

Rehad Desai, director of International Emmy award winning film, Miners Shot Down, will release follow up film, The Giant is Falling, at the end of this month at the Johannesburg Film Festival. The film is co-directed by first time director, Jabulani Mzozo. Desai made the decision...

What can you do for Marikana Day

What can you do to help South Africa remember Marikana? We have put together a list of events and actions you can do on the 16th of August to help commemorate the 4th anniversary of the Marikana Massacre. Candlelight vigil: Bring your community together, light 44 candles...

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Defend Democracy! Protect Our Future! Zuma Must Go!

On Sat 16 April 2016 organise consultative assemblies wherever you are to suggest actions that will ultimately show President Jacob Zuma the door.    On 31 March 2016, the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) unanimously announced that President Jacob Zuma’s failure to implement or challenge in court recommendations...

JACOB ZUMA MUST RESIGN

A Civil Society Call to Action 6 APRIL 2016 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa is in a constitutional crisis. The Constitutional Court has spoken. The Public Protector has spoken. The Churches have spoken. The Robben Island prisoners have spoken. They all say or suggest that for the good...