Tag Archives: June 16 1976

On This Day…..

Students protest in Soweto against the introduction of Afrikaans in schools

The 16th of June 1976 is commemorated in South Africa as Youth Day, in remembrance of the countless children who lost their lives during the Soweto Youth Uprising.┬áTo read the list of the names of children killed during the 1976 student protests is beyond heartbreaking – unarmed students gunned down by police for trying to […]