No one has gone to court demanding the release of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry report, not yet. When they do, it might force the presidency to explain why it has not yet released the document and offer a chance for sympathisers to rally for justice. By GREG NICOLSON.
The court application seeking an order for President Jacob Zuma to release the report from the Marikana Commission was delayed on Monday after lawyers representing the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and around 300 injured and arrested mineworkers received interest from other parties wanting to join their application.
Acting on behalf of the mineworkers and union, Andries Nkome said on Monday the decision was taken to delay filing the urgent application while those interested in joining the court action are consulted. Nkome would not disclose who he and his clients might be in discussion with, and said details of the application were being edited while the talks are under way. On Monday Daily Maverick could not establish whether any of the other parties who represented clients at the Marikana Commission would be headed to court to demand the report’s release.
Nkome said he hadn’t received any response to the…
Source : Daily Maverick