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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.
The alleged murderer of a sangoma killed before he could testify at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry has been arrested.
Police officials had labelled last year's Marikana unrest as an “Amcu unrest”, the Farlam Commission heard.
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A policeman handling a water cannon at Marikana forgot to switch on the camera in the vehicle, resulting in a gap in the footage, the Farlam Commission heard.
Police radio communication in Marikana could have been compromised by a robbery before 34 striking miners were shot dead, the Farlam Commission heard.
Protesting Marikana mineworkers threatened the police hours before police shot at them, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
Firing rubber bullets was meant to be the last resort to disperse striking workers in Marikana, the Farlam Commission heard.
Police officers knew a substance thought to be muti was given to striking Marikana mineworkers, the Farlam Commission heard.
A police informant was killed in Marikana, North West, amid the wage-related unrest last year, the Farlam Commission heard.
Police numbers in Marikana had been declining in the week that 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead, the Farlam Commission heard.
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has started cross-examining police special tactical operations head Maj-Gen Charl Annandale.
Police have not made contact with the families of the 34 miners they shot dead in Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
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