• Short Summary

    THE ISRAELI FOREIGN MINSTER, MR. ABBA EBAN, TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) RENEWED A PLEA TO CIVILISED MANKIND?

  • Description

    THE ISRAELI FOREIGN MINSTER, MR. ABBA EBAN, TONIGHT (WEDNESDAY) RENEWED A PLEA TO CIVILISED MANKIND TO RESCUE "INNOCENT JEWS" FACING THE GALLOWS IN NEW TRIALS IN IRAQ, AS WORLD REACTION CONTINUED TO MOUNT OVER THE HANGING OF NINE JEWS IN BAGHDAD AND BASRA ON MONDAY. HIS PLEA WAS ECHOED IN TEL AVIV BY HUNDREDS OF DEMONSTRATORS WHO TOOK PART IN AN ANTI-IRAQ PROTEST TODAY.

    TODAY'S DEMONSTRATIONS, ONE OF A SERIES IN THE PAST TWO DAYS IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD, WAS OVER CLAIMS OF PERSECUTION OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN IRAQ.

    THERE ARE BELIEVED TO BE ABOUT 3,000 JEWS LIVING IN THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTRY.

    MR. ABBA EBAN, IN A STATEMENT, SAID TODAY THAT THE "BARBARIC MURDERS OF NINE TOTALLY INNOCENT JEWS" BY THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT HAD BROUGHT EXPRESSIONS OF REVULSION FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

    HE SAID IT HAD BEEN ESTABLISHED THAT FURTHER TRIALS OF JEWS WERE BEING STAGED BY WHAT HE CALLED FARCICAL PROCEDURES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1Y8ONRCHKXJNWRGWWHFZJ6JIJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Y8ONRCHKXJNWRGWWHFZJ6JIJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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