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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Recurrence:
Occurs on 21 March, annually effective 21/03/2022 until 21/03/2026 from 00:00 to 23:59
Event type:
National Awareness Day
Location:
Various locations near you SA31 3BB

Description

On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid pass laws.

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