• Short Summary

    It was an orderly if emotional crowd of 350 Hungarian refugees who had been parading peacefully in New York on Saturday and Sunday, to protest against the execution of their former Prime Minister, Imre Nagy, and his three compatriots.

  • Description

    It was an orderly if emotional crowd of 350 Hungarian refugees who had been parading peacefully in New York on Saturday and Sunday, to protest against the execution of their former Prime Minister, Imre Nagy, and his three compatriots. Then fireworks were thrown among the demonstrators and uproar broke out.

    Stones ere thrown at the windows of the Russian United Nations delegation HQ in Park-avenue, New York. A hundred policemen moved in the restore order and fireworks were then thrown under the horses of the mounted detachment. Four policemen were injured, including a deputy chief inspector. Reports say that six demonstrators were arrested.

    Previously, the parades had been conducted in an air of restraint. Demonstrators carried a coffin at the head of the procession as well as many placards.

    The fireworks incidents started just a few hours after the General Assembly of United Nations had issued its strongly-worded condemnation of the executions which, it said, he demonstrated "that the oppression of the Hungarian people has not abated and that the reign of terror of continues."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1KR0DBG70EH4DSXJRHQUM1QQ8
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KR0DBG70EH4DSXJRHQUM1QQ8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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