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Marikana hearings end

The public hearings of the commission of inquiry into the events at Marikana in August 2012 closed after a sitting lasting 300 days.

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Marikana strikers’ actions ‘treasonous’

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

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SAPS tries to downplay Farlam’s powers

Counsel for the SAPS tells Marikana inquiry head he does not have power to find miners’ deaths unlawful.

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No sense in approaching strikers: Lonmin
July 23 2014 at 16:15

It was irrational for Lonmin mine management to visit the hill where thousands of striking miners were gathered in Marikana, an inquiry has heard.

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Mr X off sick
July 22 2014 at 16:57

Proceedings at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry were postponed after police witness, known only as “Mr X”, fell ill.

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Marikana probe enriching lawyers: SACP
July 21 2014 at 19:20

The SA Communist Party has called for the Marikana inquiry to be wrapped up as it claims lawyers were profiting from the tragedy.

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Mr X at odds with Marikana lawyer
July 21 2014 at 18:44

“Mr Mpofu has insulted me. He said I don't have a brain. We are going to discuss this in court.”

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Mr X insulted by mental health jibes
July 21 2014 at 15:40

A police witness, known only as Mr X, hit back at lawyers casting aspersions on his mental state at the Marikana inquiry.

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‘Sangoma’s instructions flouted’
July 18 2014 at 19:05

The Marikana miners' leader, known as “Mambush”, did not follow all the instructions handed out by sangomas, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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‘Mr X twisting facts to suit SAPS’
July 18 2014 at 16:25

Statements made by police witness Mr X to the Farlam Commission of Inquiry varied, lawyers for families of slain Marikana mineworkers said.

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‘Lonmin guards begged for mercy’
July 17 2014 at 18:19

Two Lonmin security guards apologised and pleaded for mercy before protesting mineworkers killed them, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Mr X must testify in person: miners
July 15 2014 at 19:28

Miners injured and arrested during the Marikana unrest want enigmatic police witness Mr X to testify in person, the Farlam Commission heard.

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We apoligised for Maikana: Mthethwa
July 15 2014 at 18:07

The government has repeatedly apologised for the death of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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