South Africa Prepares to Celebrate Human Rights Day
The country will commemorate the 57th anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre that took place on 21 March 1960 when 69 people were killed by the apartheid police during a peaceful protest march.
South Africa: Advancing Human Rights
SAnews.gov.za, 20 March 2017
President Jacob Zuma is expected to lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day on Tuesday. Read more »
Govt of SA, 20 March 2017
President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province, celebrating the country's… Read more »
A report by the Rand Daily Mail newspaper on the massacre, published on 22 March 1960, which understated the number of people killed.
Govt of SA, 13 March 2017
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South Africa: Celebrate Your Basic Human Rights
SAnews.gov.za, 2 March 2017
South Africa will commemorate Human Rights Day on 21 March 2017, in Ginsberg, King William's Town, in the Eastern Cape. Read more »