South Africa's Marikana Miners Allege Police Torture
Some Marikana miners who have been released after being charged, say they were on the receiving end of brutal violence while in police custody.
Daily Maverick, 5 September 2012
Charges may be laid against police after brutality was alleged by incarcerated miners. The miners, now released, claim to have been tortured by police, but torture as such is not a ... read more »
Police on standby at Lonmin's troubled Marikana mine days before clashes with mine workers left 34 dead and 78 injured.
The murder charges brought against the 270 mineworkers were withdrawn and they will be released on a warning. They would have been tried under the "common purpose" doctrine - a law ... Read more »