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Old 09-12-2012, 12:00 PM   #1
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Liberty Hundreds of workers blockade S. African platinum mines Tags: AFRICA Hundreds of people barrica

Hundreds of workers blockade S. African platinum mines
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Hundreds of people barricaded roads leading to a mine of the world’s top platinum producer Anglo American as labour unrest spread in South Africa’s key industry, police said.

“There is a strike, mine workers are gathering,” police spokesman Thulani Ngubane told AFP.

“They are rioting, barricading the roads with tyres, trees trunks and rocks.”

He said four shafts were affected by the unrest, adding “the situation is under control.”

the South African government, Amplats, and police had better handle this very, very carefully; otherwise, they may well have a revolution on their hands.
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watched a video on you tube yesterday of the police machine gunning the unarmed mine workers, nine dead. yeah, the police have it under control.
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Well, the platinum dealers seem to be all over it too. Price is up 41 dollars today, that's quite the pop.
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