South Africa 'fails' to compensate slain miners' families

Five years ago 34 miners striking over poor pay and harsh working conditions were shot and killed by police in South Africa.

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    Paballong, South Africa - Five years ago 34 miners striking over poor pay and harsh working conditions were shot and killed by police in South Africa.

    The government promised the families of the men compensation for what is called the Marikana massacre.

    But they still have not received any money.


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