• Short Summary

    STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN TOKYO ON MONDAY (MAY 13). MORE THAN 2,000 YOUNGSTERS FROM COLLEGES AND?

  • Description

    STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN TOKYO ON MONDAY (MAY 13). MORE THAN 2,000 YOUNGSTERS FROM COLLEGES AND THE UNIVERSITY ASSEMBLED IN THE CENTRE OF TOKYO TO PROTEST AGAINST A MUTUAL SECURITY PACT MEETING BETWEEN JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES.

    THE PRESENT AGREEMENT ENDS IN 1970. JAPAN WANTS IT RENEWED FOR A FURTHER 10 YEARS. WITH THE AGREEMENT GOES THE PROVISION OF BASES FOR AMERICAN AIR, GROUND AND NAVAL FORCES.

    SOCIALIST AND COMMUNISTS - THE MAIN OPPOSITION IN JAPAN - AND THE STUDENTS WANT THE PACT TO END, ONCE AND FOR ALL, IN 1970.

    THE STUDENTS TRIED TO DEMONSTRATE, BUT MORE THAN 2,00 RIOT POLICE LEAD THEN TO A QUIET PART OF CITY AND DISPERSED THEM. TWO STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED. BUT JAPANESE OFFICIALS EXPECT MORE DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE PACT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1T7UG2TGKKA5KV2RAJC07R9A8
    Media URN:
    VLVA1T7UG2TGKKA5KV2RAJC07R9A8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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