The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) is aware of a media report that alleges that the families of the miners killed during the Marikana massacre have been offered R100 million in compensation.

SERI is currently taking instructions from the families on various offers of compensation that have been made by the State via the State Attorney. None of those offers, whether individually or collectively, amount to anything close to R100 million. 

We have no further comment at this time, and will make no comment until our instructions are complete, and an agreement has been reached with the State Attorney.

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