British TV news airs footage refuting South African police claims about murdered Marikana miners. Where was the South African media?

From Africa is a Country Mon Jan 28 2013, 14:30:53

Five months after the Marikana Massacre in South Africa, footage of police action at the 'killing koppie' ["hill"] has finally reached the public. This footage somewhat predictably wasn't brought to our attention by the local media, who have long since moved on to other things since the Marikana story stopped selling. Rather, it was Channel [...]

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