• Short Summary

    RIOT POLICE USED TEAR GAS TO DISPERSE A CROWD OF SEVERAL THOUSAND ATTENDING A POLITICAL RALLY IN INDEPENDENCIA PARK IN THE CENTRE OF SANTO DOMINGO ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    RIOT POLICE USED TEAR GAS TO DISPERSE A CROWD OF SEVERAL THOUSAND ATTENDING A POLITICAL RALLY IN INDEPENDENCIA PARK IN THE CENTRE OF SANTO DOMINGO ON SUNDAY.

    THE RALLY WAS THE FIRST PUBLIC DEMONSTRATION BY FORMER PRESIDENT JUAN SOSCH'S DOMINICAN REVOLUTIONARY PARTY SINCE THE BOSCH GOVERNMENT WAS OVERTHROWN.

    HUNDREDS SUFFERED FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE TEAR GAS.AT LEAST A DOZEN ARRESTS WERE MADE.

    LATER THE SAME DAY, STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF THE EUGENIO MARIA DE HOSTOS SCHOOL MARCHED IN A SEVEN MILE FUNERAL PARADE WITH THE COFFIN OF A FELLOW STUDENT WHO WAS KILLED BY A POLICE BULLET TWO DAYS EARLIER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2904KYOZ9B9PNYATS6JJL6169
    Media URN:
    VLVA2904KYOZ9B9PNYATS6JJL6169
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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