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Johannesburg, South Africa News – It has been a year since the death of mine workers, people prayed for the dead. On the eighth anniversary of the killing of dozens of miners by the South African police, experts are calling for the release of a report on policing recommendations to prevent the recurrence of such incidents at such times in the country. A growing number of protests are also being faced.
Known as the Marikana Massacre
On August 16, 2012, police shot and killed 34 striking miners outside the Lyonim Platinum mines, on the outskirts of Marikana, in the northwest of the country, including the worst act of police brutality since the end of apartheid. Was and is known as the Marikana Massacre.
Set up a panel of experts to revise
In 2015, the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the incident requested, among others, that a panel of experts be established to revise and revise public-order policing policies.
Parliament is yet to see the contents of the report
Under the chairmanship of retired judge Ian Farlam, the commission also tasked the panel to examine “the world’s best practices” for crowd-management control “without resorting to the use of weapons capable of automatic management”. In July 2018, a panel of local and international members submitted a 400-page report to the Minister of Police with 138 recommendations – but its members say that two years later, Parliament is yet to see the contents of the report and it is still It is also unclear whether the recommendations will be implemented.