Category Archives: Farlam Commission

Marikana Massacre – Families seek legal action and discussion of Marikana Report

As we gear up to mark the 3rd anniversary of the Marikana massacre several organisations and allies have been working tirelessly to continue the fight for justice for those affected by the Massacre. The families of the slain Marikana Miners, with … Continue reading

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MARIKANA SUPPORT CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE: THE FARLAM REPORT: HOSTILE TO WORKERS FROM THE OUTSET

  The Farlam Report opens with a finding that squarely blames the strikers for the violence. By placing this upfront, Farlam sets the tone for what is to come: “…the tragic events that occurred during the period 12 to 16 … Continue reading

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Bishop Jo Seoka’s statement on the Marikana Report

The Rt. Dr Jo Seoka, Bishop Anglican Diocese of Pretoria and  Chairperson Bench Marks Foundation comments on the Marikana-Report in a statement entitled „Blaming the victim“ as follows: The release of the Farlam report and its findings is welcomed with … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Marikana Report is Released

Issued by: Marikana Support Campaign Friday 26 June 2015 The long awaited report of the Farlam Commission has been released. Despite an understanding that lawyers of the families of those slain on 16 August 2012 would be given 48 hours … Continue reading

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Marikana Massacre Report – What to expect.

The Marikana Massacre report was handed to President Jacob Zuma to review early in April 2015. To date the report has not been released to the public, and the only statements released from the President have been attempts to delay … Continue reading

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Can the Farlam Commission Deliver Justice for the Slain Miners?

James Nichol is a criminal lawyer based in London who specialises in cases involving the miscarriage of justice; these have included the ‘Bridgewater Four’ case, the UK miners’ strike of 1984-85, and the ‘Bloody Sunday’ inquiry. During the Farlam Commission, … Continue reading

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