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Eliminate Racial Discrimination
On March 21, the International community marks the UN’s Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The date commemorates the 1960 Sharpeville massacre where government forces in apartheid-era South Africa murdered 69 people following a peaceful protest against racial discrimination. The theme for 2018 is Promoting tolerance, inclusion, unity and respect for diversity in the context of combating racial discrimination.
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