ARTICLES RELATING TO IAN FARLAM

President 'not ready yet' to release Marikana report

2015-05-10 14:52

President Jacob Zuma is still processing the Marikana Commission report and will release it publicly 'in due course', the Presidency says.

Marikana hearings conclude after 300 days

2014-11-14 17:25

The public hearings of the commission of inquiry into the events at Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West, in August 2012 have closed after a sitting lasting 300 days.

Marikana families want police prosecuted

2014-11-11 21:09

Families of 34 striking miners shot dead in 2012 has called for police who fired on them to be prosecuted as the inquiry into the "Marikana massacre" neared its end.

Ramaphosa acted unwisely, Marikana inquiry hears

2014-11-06 20:50

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry should report to President Jacob Zuma that his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa acted unwisely regarding Marikana, the commission has heard.

Marikana miners haunted by police attack

2014-09-30 20:04

Lonmin miners who survived the 16 August 2012 shootings at Marikana say they are haunted by memories of the confrontation with police.

End in sight for Marikana inquiry

2014-09-29 19:59

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has concluded the phase of receiving evidence from witnesses.

Phiyega: Less lethal guns on the way

2014-09-10 15:56

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has been questioned about the use of the deadly R5 assault rifles in public order management.

Farlam calls off Marikana inspection

2014-09-08 16:29

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry's inspection in loco has been abruptly called off after miners shouted obscenities at a woman wearing a National Union of Mineworkers T-shirt.

Farlam inspects Marikana

2014-09-08 13:33

A large crowd of lawyers, police officers, journalists and evidence leaders gathered in Marikana, North West, for an inspection "in loco" by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Expert: Talks could've averted Marikana shootings

2014-09-05 14:03

More should have been done to encourage dialogue in the days before the August 2012 Marikana shootings, an international law enforcement expert has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

 

NUM still struggling to win over members

2015-04-06 19:56

The once powerful National Union of Mineworkers is still battling to recover from its dramatic drop in membership on the platinum belt in the North West.

Lawyer reminds Farlam of his limits

2014-11-13 17:40

The outcome of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry will have several limitations because it is not a court of law, Ishmael Semenya SC, for the SA Police Service, says.

Lonmin spread misinformation - Marikana lawyer

2014-11-11 18:46

Lonmin spread misinformation about striking mine workers and Amcu's role in the strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Final lap for Marikana inquiry

2014-10-01 06:26

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has been granted its final extension, spokesperson Phuti Setati says.

Farlam inquiry returns to Marikana site

2014-09-30 12:38

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has visited areas where protesting Lonmin miners were shot in August 2012, amid increased security after chaos broke out during a previous inspection in loco.

Lonmin employee did not encourage collective talks

2014-09-15 14:11

A senior Lonmin employee did not think NUM and Amcu would have met to resolve the 2012 Marikana strike, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Farlam inquiry accused of NUM alignment

2014-09-09 13:00

Lonmin mineworkers have accused the Farlam Commission of Inquiry of being affiliated to the National Union of Mineworkers, a commissioner says.

Obscenities shouted at NUM member in Marikana

2014-09-08 15:11

Miners shouted obscenities at a woman wearing a red National Union of Mineworkers T-shirt when she joined the Farlam Commission of Inquiry's inspection in loco in Marikana, North West.

Expert: SAPS poorly prepared

2014-09-05 20:03

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard that despite a theoretical awareness of firearm usage, SAPS members lack experience.

Marikana video disproves cops' version

2014-09-05 09:23

A video shown at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry appears to disprove the police version of events ahead of the fatal shootings.

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