• Short Summary

    THE U.N.'S FACT-FINDING TEAM HAS REACHED KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, ON THE FIRST STAGE OF?

  • Description

    THE U.N.'S FACT-FINDING TEAM HAS REACHED KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, ON THE FIRST STAGE OF A MISSION AIMED AT FINDING OUT LOCAL FEELING ON THE PROPOSED MALAYSIAN FEDERATION.THE JORDANIAN TEAM MEMBER, MR.ABDEL DAJANI, TOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE THEY PLANNED TO PRESS AHEAD WITH THEIR WORK WHETHER OBSERVERS FROM INDONESIA, THE PHILIPPINES AND MALAYA ARRIVED IN TIME OR NOT.

    THE TEAM'S ASSIGNMENT COVERS BOTH SARAWAK AND NORTH BORNEO.IT IS LED BY AN AMERICAN, MR.LAURENCE MICHELMORE, WHO IN A RADIO BROADCAST CALLED UPON THOSE WISHING TO APPEAR BEFORE THE MISSION TO SUBMIT WRITTEN VIEWS.THIS, HE EXPLAINED, WAS NECESSARY BECAUSE OF THE SHORT TIME AT THEIR DISPOSAL.

    MR.MICHELMORE SAID THEY HAD A TWO-FOLD AIM.FIRSTLY, THEY WOULD INVESTIGATE THE CIRCUMSTANCES AND PROCEDURES OF THE RECENT ELECTION WHICH RETURNED A PRO-MALAYSIA GOVERNMENT.THEY ALSO INTENDED TO SEEK INFORMATION FROM POLITICAL DETAINEES AND ANYONE WHO MIGHT HAVE BEEN ABSENT FROM SARAWAK AT THE TIME OF THE ELECTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA17MLL82CV0DIK0MR43MD2PAY3
    Media URN:
    VLVA17MLL82CV0DIK0MR43MD2PAY3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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