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    Djibouti, Somaliland (Somalia).

    GV. Djibouti. Various shots of French troops and police patrolling around streets of Djibouti in case of troubles during elections - heavy military presence, artillery guns seen on streets. Various shots of the crowds and police on the Boulevard de Gaulle. CU. Election posters. Various shots of the interior and exterior of polling stations as people cast their votes. Various shots of police checking identity cards of people and cars before allowing them into barricaded area. Various shots outside the government building with the anti-French voters demonstrating, waving hands and 'Non' signs in the air. CU. Hassan Gouled, leader of the opponents to France. Various shots of the French troops and police moving forward towards more demonstrators who have set fire to a car. They are armed and the demonstrators retreat as they start moving towards them. Tear gas is also used - or smoke screen? Scout cars move in and soon order is restored. Aerial views from plane flying over French Somaliland. Various shots of political meeting in Samili village. Veiled women seen on their way to poll. The lands stays French after the elections.

    (Dupe Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/03/1967.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    89150
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3174.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:38:00 / 01:24:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 4245 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 4245 E
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    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
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    TG Religion
  • Stills

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