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Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Comments: UN speaks out against racial discrimination

21st March 1960. Sharpeville, South Africa. Police opened fire on a demonstration protesting against racial discrimination, murdering 69 people and wounding scores of others. On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21st – Ban Ki-Moon warns of a rise in racism, which undermines development goals.

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