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South Africa marks 40th anniversary of Soweto uprising

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People in South Africa have celebrated the 40th anniversary of Youth Day, the start of the Soweto uprising. Thousands of school students were protesting the use of Afrikaans as the language of instruction because they viewed it to be the language of the oppressor. The military opened fire on them and killed hundreds of people over the following days and weeks as the protests spread. Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Soweto. - Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/