WATCH LIVE | Ramaphosa observes National Human Rights Day

21 March 2019 - 11:45 By TimesLIVE

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address scores of South Africans at the George Thabe Cricket Pitch, in Sharpville, Vereeniging as the country observes Human Rights Day.

This year's Human Rights Day commemoration takes place under the theme: “The Year of Indigenous Languages: Promoting and Deepening a Human Rights Culture”.

A wreath is expected to be layed at the Sharpeville memorial sight. Gauteng Premier Makhura was also president and was accompanied by justice minister Michael Masutha.

The commemoration of the Sharpeville Massacre is taking place where the apartheid police killed 69 protestors on this day in 1960.