Marikana housing and land rights activist, Napoleon Webster, was released on bail on Friday, 28 July, after having spent over six months in jail. Webster will brief the press on his detention, the charges against him and concerns about the politicisation of the police and the criminal justice system.

Joining the press conference will be, Lindokuhle Mdabe (attorney at SERI), Nomzamo Zondo (SERI’s director of litigation), and Bishop Johannes Seoka (representative of the survivors of the Marikana massacre). The press conference will take place on Wednesday, 2 August from 12:30 to 14:00 at SERI’s Conference Room on the 6th floor of Aspern House, 54 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

  • Read the full media alert on the press conference here