Remember Sharpeville

The Sharpeville Massacre is remembered annually on 21 March – Human Rights Day. In order to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on this day, it is essential that we have an understanding of the context in which this event occurred. The year 1960 was a fateful year period for South Africa, and one that was to be inherent steeped in racial conflict, as foreseen in Harold Macmillian’s “winds of change” speech.

Read more via South African History Online.

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