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Marikana murder trial resumes

The eight-year battle for justice played out its next round in the Mahikeng high court this week

Sticking it to the boss is not so simple, according to an expert

Experts disagree on the meaning behind carrying sticks during strike action, a debate that will be aired at the CCMA on Wednesday

SA needs to restrain use of force by police

‘Less lethal’ weapons have resulted in deaths and severe injuries, yet there are still no guidelines

Police defence on Marikana falls flat

A report highlights inconsistencies that demand that the police should scrutinise their actions

Six years on, still no justice or closure for Marikana victims

As thousands of mining jobs are cut, families of striking workers slain in 2012 still await compensation and justice

‘Miners did not shoot at police’ – new Marikana report

New details about the infamous ‘Scene 2’ have emerged a day shy of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana massacre

Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders

Nine police officers will appear in court on a number of charges including murder, attempted murder and defeating the ends of justice.

Web archives open up the truth about Marikana

New web archives give the public access to the full range of evidence from the Farlam commission.

Phiyega files review application against Claassen inquiry

The inquiry found that the suspended police commissioner was not fit to hold office and that she lied to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

Phiyega mustn’t be spared testimony by Marikana survivors and widows – lawyers

The Claassen inquiry failed to adequately cross-examine the suspended police commissioner, victims’ representatives argue.

First big blow for Phiyega at Claassen inquiry

The commission of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office began on Tuesday after the police commissioner was suspended last year.

Zuma sets up inquiry into Phiyega’s conduct

A board of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office has been set up, President Jacob Zuma announced on Tuesday.

Three years after Marikana the legal fraternity still bristles with accusations of bias

Far from excoriating the report and defaming its author, Dumisa Ntsebeza ought to show some gratitude for its findings.

Remembering Marikana: Three years on

The Mail & Guardian recounts events in the days leading up to the Marikana massacre, as recorded by the Farlam commission of inquiry.

DA wants dishonourable discharge for Phiyega

The DA said it would take steps to have National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega dishonourably discharged from the SA Police Service.

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