• Short Summary

    SEVERAL HUNDRED CHANTING MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) IN PROTEST AGAINST AMERICAN POLICY IN VIETNAM, THAT EVENING A RALLY WAS HELD IN THE HALL OF THE PEOPLE TO DECLARE SOLIDARITY WITH THE SOUTH VIETNAM NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (F.

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    SEVERAL HUNDRED CHANTING MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) IN PROTEST AGAINST AMERICAN POLICY IN VIETNAM, THAT EVENING A RALLY WAS HELD IN THE HALL OF THE PEOPLE TO DECLARE SOLIDARITY WITH THE SOUTH VIETNAM NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (F.L.N.)
    ALGERIA IS HOLDING A WEEK OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT - POLITICAL ARM OF THE VIET CONG - WHICH MARKS THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE F.L.N.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS SHOUTING: "JOHNSON ASSASSIN" BROKE INTO EMBASSY GROUNDS AFTER SCUFFLING FIERCELY WITH A RIOT POLICE GUARD AT THE GATE. MANY OF THE CHILDREN CARRIED VIET CONG FLAGS.

    A DELEGATION HEADED BY LAROUSSI KHELIFA, CHAIRMAN OF AIR ALGERIE, THE STATE AIRLINE, AND THE ALGERIAN PEACE MOVEMENT, WAS ALLOWED INSIDE THE EMBASSY BUILDING WHERE IT HANDED OVER A PROTEST NOTE TO EMBASSADOR JOHN JERNEGAN. THE NOTE CALLED FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF AMERICAN TROOPS FROM SOUTH VIETNAM, RECOGNITION OF THE F.L.N., AND CESSATION OF AMERICAN BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM.

    THAT EVENING A RALLY WAS HELD IN THE HOUSE OF THE PEOPLE - THE TRADE UNION HALL - TO SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH THE F.L.N. SEVERAL AMBASSADOR ATTENDED THE RALLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1NJGKLFEHU9I1R4MOCM07EE1X
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NJGKLFEHU9I1R4MOCM07EE1X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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