• Short Summary

    Support for the Palestinian cause came from 120 American residents in the Lebanon, who today began a Good Friday march to publicise their feelings.

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    Support for the Palestinian cause came from 120 American residents in the Lebanon, who today began a Good Friday march to publicise their feelings. Besides supporting the Palestinians, the march is also intended as a protest against United States policy int he Middle East.

    Several of the protesters carried banners calling for the return of the Palestinians to their homeland. One of the leaders of the march explained the purpose of the protest:
    SYNOPSIS: A Good Friday protest march with a difference. A group of Americans living in the Lebanon decided they would record their own Easter protest against United States policy in the Middle East.

    The march is also a gesture of support for the Palestinians. Among the placards being carried by the hundred marchers were slogans calling for the return of the Palestinians to their homeland. Others proposed that a democratic state of Jews and Arabs should be established. The marchers will and their protest on Easter Sunday with a service at the Crusader Fortress in the ancient Phoenician city of Sidon, thirty miles south of their starting point in Beirut. both Sidon and Beirut were targets for the recent Israeli raid into Lebanon.

    One of the organisers of the march explained the motives behind their protest:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1VTMJD3XXNKS6KRW28D891BJQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VTMJD3XXNKS6KRW28D891BJQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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