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‘SA need consensus on public order’
November 14 2014 at 14:45

SA needs a universally accepted notion of what constitutes appropriate forms of protest, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Marikana hearings end
November 14 2014 at 14:34

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’
November 13 2014 at 18:52

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
November 13 2014 at 15:37

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

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'Nothing wrong with Cyril's Marikana calls'
November 13 2014 at 14:50

Cyril Ramaphosa did nothing wrong when he phoned Nathi Mthethwa and urged him to increase the police intervention at Marikana, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Mpofu rubbishes Marikana muti claims
November 12 2014 at 18:41

Claims that protesting mineworkers used muti, believing that it would make them invincible against police, were nonsensical, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Ramaphosa is Marikana accused No 1: Mpofu
November 12 2014 at 16:52

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

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Ramaphosa motives at Marikana queried
November 12 2014 at 13:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s involvement during the Marikana strike was driven by ulterior motives, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Marikana strikers ‘no threat to cops’
November 11 2014 at 21:44

Strikers never posed a threat to the police tactical response team at Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Marikana miners not killed lawfully
November 11 2014 at 18:26

Striking miners shot dead by police at Marikana were not killed lawfully, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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