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Charges dropped against Marikana miners

Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest in Marikana have been dropped.

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‘Marikana causes need separate inquiry’

If justice is to be done to the issue of the underlying causes of the Marikana unrest then a separate inquiry must be done, Dali Mpofu has said.

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Evidence of Marikana survivor queried

A man conceded at the Farlam Commission that he incorrectly assumed police in a helicopter were shooting at workers.

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Marikana evidence tampering alleged
July 29 2014 at 17:46

An evidence leader at the Farlam Commission said there was an attempt to hide footage of Lonmin guards firing rubber bullets at Marikana strikers.

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Shooting records altered, commission hears
July 29 2014 at 13:26

Reference to guards firing rubber bullets at striking miners in Marikana was removed from a logbook, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Guard defends Marikana inaction
July 28 2014 at 17:43

Lonmin security guards did not assist protesting Marikana miners attacked by National Union of Mineworkers members in 2012, an inquiry heard.

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Marikana miners were unstoppable: guard
July 28 2014 at 14:02

It was impossible for Lonmin guards to stop 3000 miners heading for the NUM offices, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Lonmin guards fled miners
July 25 2014 at 15:02

Lonmin security guards almost crashed their cars trying to flee protesting miners, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Lonmin guard ‘insisted on stopping strikers’
July 25 2014 at 12:06

A senior Lonmin guard insisted that his team block a crowd of protesting Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Protect Marikana miners: Nactu
July 24 2014 at 20:34

The National Council of Trade Unions called for miners implicated in the Marikana killings during the platinum sector strike in 2012 to be protected by police.

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Lonmin security plan criticised
July 24 2014 at 20:11

Deploying a few Lonmin security guards against thousands of protesting miners was foolish, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Lonmin guards recall taunting, menace
July 24 2014 at 17:01

The attitude of striking mineworkers changed significantly in the days leading up to clashes between protesters and police in Marikana, the Farlam Commission heard.

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Medics afraid after Marikana clashes
July 24 2014 at 12:28

Netcare paramedics had to be escorted by armed guards after clashes in Marikana, the Farlam Commission heard.

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