In South Africa, Human Rights Day is celebrated on 21 March, in remembrance of the Sharpeville massacre which took place on 21 March 1960. This massacre occurred as a result of protests against the Apartheid regime in South Africa.
Premier of Limpopo, Mr Chupu Stanley Mathabatha will led the provincial commemorations of Human Rights day on the 21st March 2017 at Maklerekeng Sports ground, Ephraim Mogale, Sekhukhune District. The Premier of Limpopo will deliver a keynote address during the commemoration. This year’s Human Rights day will be commemorated under theme “The Year of OR Tambo: Unity in Action Advancing Human Rights”.
Institutions such as the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will be in attendance. SAHRC is an institution established to support constitutional democracy which is committed to promote, respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.
Details are as follows:
Date: 21 March 2017
Venue: Maklerekeng Sports ground, Ephraim Mogale, Sekhukhune District
Mr Phuti Seloba
Cell: 082 807 0796