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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.

Cyril’s atonement for Marikana: Compensation is nearly ready

Ramaphosa addressed the massacre of 34 workers at the Lonmin Platinum mine in 2012 for the first time since being elected president in Parliament

‘Miners shot while hiding or fleeing’

Six years on, police describe their horror as ‘rogue’ officers mowed down Marikana strikers

Marikana massacre: Scene 2 officers speak out

'I understand killing someone in self defence, but when I saw the man hiding behind the rocks being shot at close range, it took its toll'

How to publish a fees report

'The manuscript you sent us (bar, perhaps, mention of a R99-billion surplus) brought us, and by extension our readers, no joy'

Still no justice for the victims of the Marikana massacre

It’s five years since miners were gunned down by the police yet no one has been found culpable, nor have the families been compensated.

Napoleon Webster set to be released after 202 days in jail

The Marikana housing activist will be released on bail on Friday following six months in jail.

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.

From historical legacy to Lily Mine: Five examples of unfinished business in mining

Here are just a few of the post-Marikana incidents that have significantly impacted on miners’ lives.

The world moves on but the pain of the Marikana massacre in August 2012 endures

Time has washed over that terrible chapter in our history but the scars on the victims’ families is a reminder of the tragedy still being played out.

Phiyega’s email exposes her deceit

Evidence at the Claassen inquiry into the police commissioner’s fitness to hold office reveals that she secretly sought to undermine the Farlam probe.

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.

Marikana massacre and neoliberal plunder

The biggest massacre by police of civilians in post-apartheid South Africa continues to haunt the collective conscience of a nation.

Mpofu vows to go after Marikana’s ‘dirty dozen’

Advocate Dali Mpofu told families of those who died at Marikana that "government must pay".

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.

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