Racism and Human Rights school debates planned for Mandela Bay

MARCH 16, 2016

The count down to the main Human Rights Day celebration in Nelson Mandela Bay continues.

"As part of the Human Rights Month events, Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will on 16 and 17 of March host Human Rights School Debates," the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality said in a statement on Tuesday.

"On March 16 the debates will be held at Bay World Museum, on March 17, the debates will be held at Uitenhage Museum. all starting at 10 am. Six schools have been invited to attend the debates."

The debates are expected to focus more on Racism and Human Rights violations.

"They will also touch on the sacrifices that were made during the Langa Massacre, linking them with the Human Rights that we enjoy today," the municipality said.

"The School Debates are envisaged to be a perfect platform for Nelson Mandela Bay to make an honest reflection on areas of Human Rights and Racism through its children."

The main Human Rights Day event will be held on March 21, 2016 at Jabavu Stadium.