Thousands of protesters gathered around the Lonmin mine in South Africa on Saturday, where 34 mine workers were killed and 78 injured when police opened fire on workers this week. Julius Malema, a controversial lawmaker who was recently thrown out of Congress, called on South African President Jacob Zuma to resign. "The minister of police (Nathi Mthethwa) must step down because this massacre was committed under his supervision," said Malema. "The same thing with President Zuma."
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