Marikana strike leader Xolani Nzuza said he did not owe an apology to the families of Lonmin employees killed for reporting for work in August 2012.
Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu said the mining company used divide-and-rule tactics that contributed to the August 2012 unrest.
Three miners have backed up claims that police shot them while they were surrendering, including one who says he was fired at from around five metres.
Gillian Schutte takes a look at "Miners Shot Down", the first feature on the Marikana massacre, and asks where the missing links are.
The mine insists that it would not be logical to incorporate concerns regarding social conditions into the cross-examination of witnesses.
A witness has described how police shot mercilessly at miners who had run to the smaller koppie and hidden behind rocks and bushes to try and escape.
While the Farlam commission continues, the Marikana massacre has influenced everything from the families to art and politics. Let's take a look.
The families of those killed in the Marikana massacre have shared heart-rending stories at the Farlam inquiry.
A senior police officer has told the Farlam commission that an "excited" Lonmin employee instructed police to confront a peaceful protest group.
The lawyer representing injured and arrested miners at the Farlam probe says the deputy president must account for his actions in a court of law.
The deputy president’s grilling about the part he played in the Lonmin tragedy was interrupted by a crowd calling him a bloody-handed killer.
Cyril Ramaphosa has told the Farlam commission he did not tell the police how they should conduct themselves in the lead-up to the Marikana massacre.
Accusations Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa faces at the Farlam commission are unlikely to affect his political career and presidential aspirations.
A Lonmin employee maintains he "wouldn't have an idea" why an entry regarding food parcels for SAPS was deleted from the mine's occurrence books.
Laying into security chief Dirk Botes, advocate Dali Mpofu said Lonmin's collusion with the police led to many of the miners' deaths.
Lonmin is accused of deliberately changing records to conceal that their security personnel had fired shots at strikers.
A Lonmin security officer has told the Farlam commission that security forces had been frustrated by the lack of police ahead of the Marikana strike.