Our Labor Day post is very tough to watch.
This is the raw footage of South African police opening fire on striking/rioting (take your pick) Lonmin miners August 16, 2012.
Can we even begin to imagine the desperation that would drive people armed only with hatchets and clubs to attack a line of police armed to the teeth with automatic weapons?
We've an update from the BBC Africa.
New South Africa mine shooting 'injures four workers'
Security guards have wounded four striking gold miners with rubber bullets near the South African city of Johannesburg, police say.
Of course it is.