Global Week in Review: South African Police Lied About Marikana Shootings
South African Police Lied About Marikana Massacre
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The South African Police Services have come under heavy scrutiny after a commission of inquiry reported that the police had lied about the 2012 Marikana shootings that left 34 miners dead. A statement released on Thursday said that police had withheld or fabricated previously unseen documents and delivered false accounts of events.