Sharpeville


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Sharpeville

a town in E South Africa: scene of riots in 1960 (when 69 demonstrators died), 1984, and 1985 (when 19 died)
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Gaza 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2018 (GMR) like Sharpeville 1960, cannot be ignored: it demands a response from all who believe in common humanity.
Sharpeville was a turning point in the anti-apartheid struggle.
In a similar coordinated protest on the same day in Sharpeville, police opened fire on a crowd of PAC supporters, killing 69 in the Sharpeville Massacre (Kgosana, 1988; Lebakeng, 1991; Ntloedibe, 1995).
It commemorates the lives of 69 people killed during a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, on that day in 1960.
1960 - At least 69 Africans are killed in the Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa.
He left South Africa following a bloody attack on African protesters in Sharpeville to fight for South African freedom from the outside.
The driver of the car, Dylan Roach, 34, of Sharpeville Cose, Kirkdale, was jailed for seven and a half years.
Proclamee par l'Assemblee generale en octobre 1966, la Journee internationale pour l'elimination de la discrimination raciale est celebree chaque annee le 21 mars pour commemorer ce jour de 1960 ou la police a ouvert le feu et tue 69 personnes lors d'une manifestation pacifique contre les lois relatives aux laissez-passer imposees par l'apartheid a Sharpeville, en Afrique du Sud.
"My wife and I went back to Cardiff after the Sharpeville massacre in 1960; however, back in Wales I couldn't settle down, so we returned," Peter said.
(7) In addition, units of the Azanian People's Liberation Army (APLA) admitted to killing ten policemen in Sharpeville in 1986 (Lodge 2011: 298).
Ce jour-la, alors qu'a Sharpeville des personnes manifestaient pacifiquement pour denoncer l'apartheid, la police ouvrit le feu et tua 69 personnes.
In 1960, about 70 people were killed in Sharpeville, South Africa, when police fired on black protesters.