VIDEO: 2022 Human Rights Day Commemoration

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President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the keynote address at the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in Koster, North West, on Monday,  under the theme “The Year of Unity and Renewal: Protecting and Preserving our Human Rights Gain”.

On this day in March 1960, 69 people were killed and 180 wounded in Sharpeville in the Vaal during a protest against the apartheid regime’s pass laws.

The venue for this year’s official commemoration is an area bedeviled by high unemployment, a lack of service delivery and rising poverty.

Live proceedings will be streamed below: