International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21

March 21st is “International Day for The Elimination of Racial Discrimination” established in 1966.

The trigger was the “Sharpeville massacre” that occurred in South Africa on March 21, 1960.

This is a case in Sharpeville, South Africa, where police fired at demonstrators against apartheid and killed 69 people.

This tragic event has made people around the world aware of the seriousness of racism.

・References
https://tama.wtf/jp/society/today/international-day-for-the-elimination-of-racial-discrimination
United Nations: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March

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