S African Police Accused of Lying at Marikana

The ongoing Farlam Commission of inquiry into the deaths of 34 miners at Marikana has heard from one survivor that police officers were lying to the commission about events during the protests.

  • South Africa:  Marikana Cops Are Lying - Survivor

    South African Press Association, 27 February 2013

    A mineworker who survived the August 16 shooting at Marikana told the Farlam commission on Wednesday that police officers were lying to the commission. read more »


  • South Africa:  Police Blocked Path to Settlement - Witness

    South African Press Association, 20 February 2013

    Police nyalas blocked the path of striking miners who were trying to escape into Nkaneng informal settlement, a wounded miner told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday. read more »


The Marikana Commission of Inquiry

  • South Africa:  Rumours Added to Num Losing Control At Marikana

    South African Press Association, 13 February 2013

    Rumours and reports that NUM was working with Lonmin Platinum Mine added to the union losing control of its members at the Marikana mine, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Marikana Wage Talks Impossible - NUM

    South African Press Association, 31 January 2013

    Wage talks between strikers at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana and the NUM had been impossible, the Farlam commission of inquiry heard on Thursday. read more »