[Marxism] South Africa: Politics, profits and policing after the Marikana Massacre | Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
glparramatta at greenleft.org.au
Thu Dec 20 01:29:58 MST 2012
By *Patrick Bond *
December 20, 2012 -- As the official judicial investigating commission
into the Marikana Massacre draws to a close in 2012, with many weeks of
testimony in 2013 still ahead, what did the South African Police Service
(SAPS) learn from their behaviour?
SAPS Brigadier Zephania Mkhwanazi -- who heads "public order policing"
and hence control of demonstrations -- was asked this by commission
chair Ian Farlam last week, and judging by his four answers, the SAPS
has not begun to grasp the reality of the crime they committed on August
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