S. Africa: Marikana Probe ContinuesThe Farlam Commission of Inquiry will continue its cross examination of police captain Wayne Peter Kidd who has previously testified that he did not give the order for officers to open fire on miners during a violent strike at Marikana in August 2012.
SAPA, 29 May 2014
The Farlam Commission of Inquiry is expected to continue on Thursday with the cross-examination of a captain who was part of a police reserve group deployed at Marikana, near… Read more »
South Africa: Officer Denies Giving Marikana Order to Shoot
SAPA, 26 May 2014
A police officer denied that he gave his members instructions to shoot during the violent strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard on Monday. Read more »
Armoured police patrol near Lonmin's Marikana mine (file photo).
Key witness Captain Paul Bismark Loest testified that there was an eight-second gap between the teargas and rubber bullets fired by public order police officers against the ... Read more »