Limpopo commemorates Human Rights Day, 21 Mar

15 Mar 2019

The Limpopo Provincial Government, led by Premier Chupu Stanley Mathabatha cordially invites members of the media to the Provincial commemoration of Human Rights Day. This year's Human Rights Day will be commemorated under theme “The year of indigenous languages: Promoting and deepening a human rights culture”. The day is planned as follows:

Date: 21 March 2019
Time: 10h00
Venue: Killarney Sports Ground, Ga-Mokgehle, Molemole Local Municipality, Capricorn

This year marks the 59th anniversary since the Sharpeville massacre whereby 69 people died while 180 were wounded when apartheid police opened fire on peaceful crowd that had gathered against the pass law. The day became an iconic date in our country’s history that on the 21 March yearly is commemorated as Human Rights Day as a reminder of our rights and the cost paid for our treasured human rights.

Members of the media interested to join the Premier and MECs may contact Mr Jimmy Malebati on 066 302 1213 or malebatij@premier.limpopo.gov.za.

For media enquiries kindly contact:
Kenny Mathivha
Cell: 082 045 1331
Email: mathivhak@premier.limpopo.gov.za

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