• Short Summary

    FIGHTS BROKE OUT BETWEEN TWO STUDENTS ORGANISATIONS THAT HAD GATHERED OUTSIDE THE MERDEKA PALACE IN DJAKARTA THIS WEEK WHILE PRESIDENT SUKARNO WAS ADDRESSING HIS CABINET INSIDE.

  • Description

    FIGHTS BROKE OUT BETWEEN TWO STUDENTS ORGANISATIONS THAT HAD GATHERED OUTSIDE THE MERDEKA PALACE IN DJAKARTA THIS WEEK WHILE PRESIDENT SUKARNO WAS ADDRESSING HIS CABINET INSIDE. SECURITY GUARDS QUICKLY SEPARATED THE ANTAGONISTS AND RESTORED ORDER.

    THE FIGHTS LAST THURSDAY WERE BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL STUDENTS MOVEMENT OF INDONESIA, (G.M.N.T.), WHICH SUPPORTS PRESIDENT SUKARNO, AND THE INDONESIAN STUDENTS ACTION COMMAND (K.A.M.I.).

    REPORTS SAID THE GMNI STUDENTS, CARRYING SUKARNO PORTRAITS AND BANNERS, WERE JEERED AS THEY MARCHED PAST THE OTHER GROUP.

    WHEN THE FIGHTS BROKE OUT, GIRLS FROM THE TWO ORGANISATIONS TOOK REFUGE IN PARKED MILITARY TRUCKS NEARBY. LEADERS OF THE TWO GROUPS SHOUTED TO THEIR MEMBERS TO BREAK OFF THE FIGHTING. THIS HELPED THE SECURITY GUARDS TO RESTORE ORDER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA15URQ2G4WF800TQC9GEP796ED
    Media URN:
    VLVA15URQ2G4WF800TQC9GEP796ED
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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