ARTICLES RELATING TO MARIKANA INQUIRY

Doctors shocked by Basson's Marikana remarks

2015-01-19 14:47

Medical practitioners were shocked by remarks by apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson about labour unrest at Marikana platinum mine in the North West, the HPCSA has heard.

‘Little has changed since Marikana’

2014-11-18 13:19

Very little has changed in the mining industry since the events at Marikana in August 2012, the Bench Marks Foundation says.

Consensus needed on public order, inquiry hears

2014-11-14 13:35

SA needs to develop a universally accepted notion of what constitutes appropriate forms of public protest, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard on its final day of public hearings.

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.

Marikana cops looking for supernatual cause - Mpofu

2014-11-13 05:05

Claims that protesting Lonmin mineworkers used muti, believing that it would make them invincible against police, are nonsensical, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mpofu: Marikana cops influenced by politics

2014-11-12 15:13

Police acted on "political considerations" and ignored their constitutional obligations when they dispersed protesting Marikana miners on 16 August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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.

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.

Amcu no villain at Marikana, inquiry hears

2014-11-11 15:48

Amcu leadership in the days leading up to the August 2012 shootings at Marikana acted responsibly and constructively in trying to avert violence, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Police failed to implement Marikana plan

2014-11-10 21:01

The police had failed to implement their plan during the August 2012 unprotected strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine in the North West, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

 

Modise's Marikana order unlawful - Malema lawyer

2014-11-24 20:20

Counsel for EFF leader Julius Malema has argued that his eviction from Parliament by Thandi Modise for saying the ANC "murdered" miners at Marikana is unlawful.

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.

Semenya: Marikana protesters' action treasonous

2014-11-13 21:06

An attack on police officers by protesting Lonmin miners at Marikana was tantamount to treason, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Nothing wrong with Ramaphosa's calls - lawyer

2014-11-13 14:18

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did nothing wrong when he phoned former police minister Nathi Mthethwa for police intervention at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Ramaphosa is Marikana accused No 1 - Mpofu

2014-11-12 18:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should face main criminal liability for his role in the August 2012 Marikana shooting, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Ramaphosa's motives at Marikana questioned

2014-11-12 14:57

The intervention of Cyril Ramaphosa during the unprotected strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine in August 2012 was driven by ulterior motives, the Farlam inquiry has heard.

Lawyer: Marikana strikers posed no threat to police

2014-11-11 20:18

Strikers never posed a threat to the police tactical response team (TRT) on 16 August, when 34 miners were killed at Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana strikers not lawfully killed, inqury hears

2014-11-11 18:46

Striking miners shot dead by police on 13 and 16 August 2012, at Marikana were not killed lawfully, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Establish restoration fund - Marikana lawyer

2014-11-11 13:37

A restoration fund should be established for the families affected by the shooting at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lonmin 'unequipped' to deal with Marikana strike

2014-11-10 17:18

Lonmin's security staff were not equipped to deal with the August 2012 unprotected strike at its Marikana mine in North West, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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