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In Sharpeville, very little has changed in 62 years and the pain ...

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In Sharpeville, very little has changed in 62 years and the pain lingers

On Monday, Human Rights Day, SA will commemorate those who died and were injured in the massacre

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The annual smartening up of Sharpeville is under way as politicians get ready to host Human Rights Day on Monday.

This year is the same as any other. On Monday, teams picked up litter around the massacre memorial in Seeiso Street, while the forest of grass as one enters the area in Mareka Street is finally being tackled. 

This site in Vereeniging is where 69 people were murdered and 180 injured after 300 apartheid-era police officers opened fire on thousands of people peacefully protesting against the dompas on March 21 1960...

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