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Lonmin security unprepared

Lonmin mine security guards were ill-prepared to manage thousands of the company's striking employees in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Guards told cops to disperse miners

Lonmin mine security told police officers at Marikana to disperse a group of protesting miners gathered on August 10, 2012, an inquiry heard.

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Evidence leaders at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry questioned several interactions between senior police officers and Lonmin officials in August 2012.

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Suspected spy killed at Marikana
June 30 2014 at 15:11

A man believed to be a spy was shot dead by strikers during the violent strike at Lonmin, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Level of force at Marikana under spotlight
June 27 2014 at 12:56

Factors influencing the level of force used by the police during the Marikana shootings came under the spotlight at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

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Murderous intent at Marikana: SAPS
June 26 2014 at 18:45

Striking Marikana miners were acting as a single well-organised group in the days leading up to their confrontation with police, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Marikana dangerous for cops: expert
June 26 2014 at 16:55

Intervention at Marikana during a violent strike in 2012 was complicated and dangerous for the police, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Health concerns as miners return
June 26 2014 at 10:21

Platinum mining companies face a new hurdle after workers returned after a five-month long strike.

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Excessive force at Marikana: expert
June 25 2014 at 19:04

Police use excessive force during the deadly strike in Marikana, North West, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.

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Jovial mood as miners return to work
June 25 2014 at 13:25

Marikana sprung back to life from as early as 5am as thousands of jubilant mineworkers reported to work.

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Marikana cops lacked plan: expert
June 25 2014 at 14:51

A public order policing expert has criticised the police’s lack of planning in dealing with the 2012 Marikana mine strike.

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‘I’ve forgotten what red meat tastes like’
June 25 2014 at 07:55

As a wage deal was signed ending SA's longest strike, mineworkers told of their joy after months of suffering.

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‘Now I can stop cutting hair on credit’
June 25 2014 at 07:34

When the miners' strike intensified, Eduardo Muchave started having new clients: women who couldn't afford expensive hairstyles.

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