Youth Day Is Celebrated in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 16:  Father Sebastian Rousso carries a Nelson Mandela book as he enters Ragina Mundi church in the Soweto Township for Sunday Service on June 16, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Uprising of July 16, 1976, when students gathered on the streets of Soweto to protest against Afrikaans being the language of instruction used in schools. The protest turned violent resulting in the deaths students and hundreds in the riots that followed across South Africa.  (
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( Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images / June 16, 2013 )

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 16: Father Sebastian Rousso carries a Nelson Mandela book as he enters Ragina Mundi church in the Soweto Township for Sunday Service on June 16, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Uprising of July 16, 1976, when students gathered on the streets of Soweto to protest against Afrikaans being the language of instruction used in schools. The protest turned violent resulting in the deaths students and hundreds in the riots that followed across South Africa. (

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