Power to the People: South African Miners Protest

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Police Off the Hook 

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega showed little remorse for the action of the force saying, "It was the right thing to do." Angry protesters attacked police with sticks and clubs before they opened fire. No police officers died in the exchange.

(Photo: AP Photo/ Leon Nicholas-STAR Business Report)

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