|Tag: Marikana

Message by Mr BH Holomisa, MP and UDM President on the 16th of August 2018 at the Commemoration of the Marikana Massacre

Marikana Commemoration 2018 • Programme Director • The families of the victims of the Marikana Massacre • Ladies and Gentlemen 1. Opening Thank you for allowing me to share in this occasion, the commemoration of the Marikana Massacre. We must always remember what happened on this awful day six years ago, so that it may never be repeated. 2. No consequences for criminals We live in a country where there are no [...]

2018-08-17T10:08:38+02:00August 16th, 2018|2018 Archive, Bantu Holomisa, Home, Marikana Massacre, Speeches|Comments Off on Message by Mr BH Holomisa, MP and UDM President on the 16th of August 2018 at the Commemoration of the Marikana Massacre

Human rights: women and children in mining communities in need of urgent help

His Excellency, Mr JG Zuma, President of the Republic South Africa The Minister of Social Development Chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission Chairperson of the National Council of Churches This  matter has reference. I recently visited many of the surrounding mining townships and villages in the North West and Limpopo – amongst others, Marikana, Impala No 9, Ntabeni and Smasha Block. The women and children of these communities are worse affected and are [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:18+02:00April 10th, 2014|2014 Archive, Archives, Issues|Comments Off on Human rights: women and children in mining communities in need of urgent help

2014 – An opportunity for change

by Mr Bantu Holomisa This past year has shown evidence that our Nation is on a slippery slope to becoming a third class nation with its citizens relegated to poverty and struggle. 2013 was littered by far too many corruption scandals, miscarriages of justice and a government that seems hell bent on staying this course. We witnessed the shocking verdict in the Andries Tatane case; the fiasco with the deployment of South African soldiers in [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:22+02:00December 31st, 2013|2013 Archive, Archives, Media statements: UDM|Comments Off on 2014 – An opportunity for change