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Youth Day

Posted by Chayan Singh on 16 June 2021 5:00 AM CAT
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Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Uprising, which took place on 16 June 1976, where thousands of students were ambushed by the apartheid regime. On Youth DaySouth Africans pay tribute to the lives of these students and recognises the role of the youth in the liberation of South Africa from the apartheid regime.

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