Travelling

Dec17

ABOUT SHARPEVILLE HERITAGE PRECINCT
Sharpeville is an informal settlement (or township) in Gauteng that has a massive relevance in the history and heritage of South Africa. This was the site of a tragic massacre on 21 March 1960, when 69 peaceful protestors were killed and 180 others were injured at the hands of policemen that opened fire unnecessarily. This put Sharpeville on the map, as the whole of South Africa, and eventually the world, cried out in revolt.

 

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