Mourners at the funeral of a miner killed by police. Photo: EPA Mourners at the funeral of a miner killed by police. Photo: EPA
Mourners at the funeral of a miner killed by police. Photo: EPA

South Africa drop charges against protesting miners

Officials defend using the apartheid-era law but say the 270 workers held for the deaths of 34 colleagues shot by police will be released

Mourners at the funeral of a miner killed by police. Photo: EPA Mourners at the funeral of a miner killed by police. Photo: EPA
Mourners at the funeral of a miner killed by police. Photo: EPA
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