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It was strange for police commander Maj-Gen Charl Annandale to claim he only heard of a second Marikana shooting 40 minutes after it occurred, the Farlam Commission ...
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has reviewed the testimony given several months ago by Brigadier Zephania Mkhwanazi.
Questions were raised as to why a top public order police official was not appointed to oversee the Marikana operation, the Farlam Commission heard.
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Lawyer Dali Mpofu's style of questioning became a point of discussion at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Rustenburg.
The police officers who took part in the Marikana dispersal plan were ordered to act, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
Some of the police officers at the Marikana shootings retained an “apartheid mentality”, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
The divisions among police officers deployed to Marikana during a wage strike at Lonmin influenced the outcome of the unrest, the Farlam Commission heard.
Police shot dead striking Marikana miners out of revenge for the death of two policemen, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
About 15 people protested outside the Rustenburg Civic Centre where the Farlam Commission of Inquiry is holding public hearings.
Police who took part in the Marikana mine shootings were only briefed about the dispersal plan for around 20 minutes, the Farlam Commission was told.
Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa had no control over striking Lonmin mineworkers, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
The second phase of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry is being planned and a number of possible topics are being discussed.
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