In August 2012, mine workers in one of South Africa's biggest platinum mine began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days into the strike, the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring many more. The police insisted that they shot in self-defence. Miners Shot Down tells a different story, one that unfolds in real time over seven days, like a ticking time bomb.
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