5 facts about Human Rights Day in South Africa

by TessaMarch 22, 2019

On 21 March of every year, South Africa celebrates Human Rights Day to commemorate The Sharpeville Massacre. Here are five facts around the public holiday


1.Human Rights Day is a tribute to Sharpeville Massacre.


  1. It was more than just a protest about Pass Laws


3.PAC spearheaded the Anti-Pass Laws Campaign


4.African National Congress instituted 21 March as the South Africa Human Rights Day.


  1. Bill of Rights is the cornerstone of democracy in South Africa.


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