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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

Overhaul and align laws on use of force

Guidelines can’t regulate the police and military’s use of lethal force and will, in the end, be subordinate to bad legislation

Don’t wage war against SA’s poor

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed heavy-handed, brutal and, at times, lethal action by some members of the police

Miners speak out against Sibanye

Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth

Exclusion will continue to fuel corruption

The abuse of state resources is devastating for the poor but it opens a door for people who often have no other way of getting ahead

Still no money for Marikana wounded and arrested

The department of justice has failed to compensate miners for their losses

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

The dead and the forgotten

​The families of victims who were murdered in the run-up to the Marikana massacre have been excluded from compensation discussions

Marikana massacre haunts May Day in Langa

Amendments to the Labour Relations Act, if passed by Parliament, have the potential to make protected strike action more difficult for workers

Amcu slams Cosatu for giving Ramaphosa the stage on Workers’ Day

The labour union has taken aim at trade federation Cosatu for allowing the president to address workers at their May Day celebration

Sibanye-Stillwater vows to start on a clean slate at Marikana

The mining company is in the process of buying out Lonmin and it has vowed to do things differently

Marikana: Top cops face murder rap

Families are anxious for answers as nine police officers appear in court over the massacre

Senior police officials to appear in court for Marikana massacre

​Nine senior police officials are to appear in connection with the Marikana massacre― more than five years after the tragedy occurred

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.

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