• Short Summary

    The establishment by the United Nations of March 21 as an International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was announced today (21 March) by the U.

  • Description

    The establishment by the United Nations of March 21 as an International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was announced today (21 March) by the U.N.'s Secretary-General, Dr. Kurt Waldheim.

    In a television message making the announcement, Dr. Waldheim observed that the occasion also marked the fifteenth anniversary of what has come to be known as "the Sharpeville Massacre" -- when 67 black Africans were shot dead and 186 wounded by South African police during a demonstration in Sharpeville.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CJLRLVJ8XZKELIZPMVOYG9RL
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CJLRLVJ8XZKELIZPMVOYG9RL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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