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  SA police in Marikana crackdown Map of Marikana South Africa  Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse striking workers close to the Marikana platinum mine, west of the capital Pretoria   South Africa's Tutu protests U.K.'s Tony Blair Map of Johannesburg  Johannesburg: The former British prime minister said Tutu decided not to attend because he disagrees with his support of the 2003 Iraq war SA miners face dismissal deadline Map of Marikana South Africa  A deadline is approaching for striking workers at the mine where police shot dead 34 miners on Thursday to go back to work or face dismissal Anger over S Africa miners' fate Map of Marikana South Africa
South African men march against abuse of women and children Map of Pretoria South Africa

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  Hundreds of protesters, most of them men, have marched in the capital, Pretoria, over rising levels of violence against women and children

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  Many families of miners caught up in violence at a platinum mine are unaware of their fate, two days after 34 people were killed when police opened fire

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  Violence has spread as residents protest about what they say is a lack of basic services, such as water and housing

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Aug.16   Protesters greet Mugabe at summit Map of Johannesburg South Africa
  Johannesburg: African leaders gathered for a weekend summit as hundreds protested nearby, angry at the inclusion of Zimbabwean President
Aug.4   Supporters rally for ANC leader
  Supporters of Jacob Zuma have rallied as he appeared at a court hearing on corruption charges
May.24 Protest against anti-foreigner violence   Johannesburg: South Africans protesting the violence marched carrying signs saying, 'Stop the Senseless Killing' and 'Mr. Mbeke, Where are You?'

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Dec.4 Miners on strike over death toll   Johannesburg: Tens of thousands of striking miners took to the streets in Johannesburg in a protest over safety levels in the industry Sep.3 Violent protests over Soweto housing   1 person has been killed during angry clashes between police and protesters in the township Jun.13 Strike escalates
  Thousands of public sector workers have taken part in peaceful marches across major cities as unions stepped up strike action over pay Jun.12 SA braced for massive strike  Thousands of public sector workers to join one of the biggest strikes in South Africa's history

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Aug.31 10,000 march against wealth divide
  Banners covered a broad range such as anti-globalisation, pro-environment and pro-Palestinian issues Aug.25 Earth Summit protesters warned  Demonstrators warned to obey the law after a street protest eclipsed the battle behind closed doors Aug.24 Greenpeace N-plant protest
  Police have detained up to a dozen environmental protesters who tried to scale a nuclear power plant

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B. 2017-05-20 South African men march against abuse of women and children Pretoria, South Africa
C. 2012-09-15 SA police in Marikana crackdown Marikana, South Africa
D. 2012-08-29 South Africa's Tutu protests U.K.'s Tony Blair Johannesburg
E. 2012-08-19 SA miners face dismissal deadline Marikana, South Africa
2012-08-18 Anger over S Africa miners' fate Marikana, South Africa
G. 2009-07-22 Discontent in townships spreads South Africa
H. 2008-08-16 Protesters greet Mugabe at summit Johannesburg
I. 2008-08-04 Supporters rally for ANC leader South Africa
J. 2008-05-24 Protest against anti-foreigner violence Johannesburg

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