South African Communist Party

Sunday, 21 March 2021: The South African Communist Party (SACP) Central Committee held a Plenary from Friday to Sunday, 19–21 March 2021. To ensure extensive internal democratic consultation, the SACP augmented its Central Committee Plenary with additional delegates, drawn from provinces, districts, and gender organisers, as well as the Young Communist League of South Africa, the Party’s youth wing. In full recognition of the COVID-19 preventative measures, the SACP held the meeting virtually. Put people before profits: A human rights-based SACP Centenary theme The last day of the Central Committee coincided with the 61st year since the Sharpeville Massacre, and the 26th anniversary of the launch of the South African Human Rights Commission and declaration by President Nelson Mandela of 21 March as our annual National Human Rights Day. On this important occasion in our national calendar, the SACP wishes to stress the great importance of its centenary, human rights-based…

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