Our diversity should be our strength, not divide us: SAHRC

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 5 months ago

We should be celebrating our diversity, but instead it has become what divides us.

So said the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Tuesday as the country celebrated Heritage Day. “The SAHRC is deeply concerned with continued divisions on the basis of the very diversity we celebrate," the commission said in a statement.

"These divisions are observed through the commission’s exercise of its constitutional mandate to protect, promote and monitor the attainment of human rights as set out in Chapter Two of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights.

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