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Amcu’s lawyer says the police should have intervened when the union's president told them Lonmin was not willing to engage with workers.
Brigadier Adriaan Calitz can be heard giving the order in a video clip taken from a helicopter during the police's dispersal operation at Marikana.
A man has been arrested for the murder of the sangoma believed to have masterminded rituals performed on Marikana mineworkers.
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The path chosen by a group of protesters shot by police at Marikana on August 16 did not make sense, a lawyer for the police told the Farlam commission.
A protester was not threatening police when he said they would “finish each other” before the fatal shooting at Marikana, a survivor told the Farlam Commission.
A mineworker who was among protesters at Lonmin’s platinum mine in Marikana on August 16 was questioned about the weapons wielded by the strikers.
Graphic videos of last year's Marikana shooting caused a witness to break down at the Farlam Commission's public hearings.
A survivor of the August 16 Lonmin shooting testified that after police officers had repeatedly shot him, they asked why he was not dying.
Protesting mineworkers were shot while trying to escape to a nearby informal settlement, a survivor told the Farlam Commission.
Police officers kicked and repeatedly shot an injured mineworker at Lonmin mine’s platinum operation in Rustenburg, the Farlam commission heard.
An application to move the venue of the ongoing public hearings of the Marikana commission from Rustenburg was brought before the Farlam commission.
A miner wounded during conflict at Marikana last year has denied that he and his fellow protesters were sworn to secrecy about events there.
A striking miner wounded at Marikana did not lay down his weapons because this did not occur to him at the time, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
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