Remembering the Sharpeville Massacre

Sharpeville, 22 March 2015 - Hundreds gathered in Sharpeville Township on Human Rights day to commemorate events that forever changed the course of SA's history. Those that attended the ceremony were reminded of the long and hard fight for democracy. Video: eNCA

SHARPEVILLE - Hundreds gathered in Sharpeville Township on Human Rights Day to commemorate events that forever changed the course of South Africa's history.

69 protestors marching against the apartheid pass laws were shot and killed by police and hundreds wounded on that day.

Those that attended the ceremony were reminded of the long and hard fight for democracy.

* eNCA reporter Nickolaus Bauer has more on this story. Watch the video in the gallery above.

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