• Short Summary

    FIVE HUNDRED MEMBERS OF THE INDONESIAN YOUTH FRONT HAVE DEMANDED THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO RESHUFFLE HIS CABINET AND CHANGE INDONESIA'S ECONOMIC POLICIES.

  • Description

    FIVE HUNDRED MEMBERS OF THE INDONESIAN YOUTH FRONT HAVE DEMANDED THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO RESHUFFLE HIS CABINET AND CHANGE INDONESIA'S ECONOMIC POLICIES. THEY VOICED THEIR DEMAND AT A QUIET DEMONSTRATION IN FRONT OF THE CABINET PRESIDIUM IN DJAKARTA ON SATURDAY.

    PLACARDS THAT THE DEMONSTRATORS CARRIED HAD SUCH SLOGANS AS "HANG ECONOMIC OFFENDERS". THEY PARADED OUTSIDE THE PRESIDIUM AND HANDED IN A STATEMENT CALLING FOR A CABINET RESHUFFLE AND A NEW ECONOMIC POLICY TO COMBAT SOARING INFLATION. THE STATEMENT SAID THAT INCREASED PRODUCTION AND STABLE PRICES WERE THE BEST WAYS TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMY. THE DEMONSTRATORS ALSO DEMANDED THAT THE INDONESIAN COMMUNIST PARTY BE DISSOLVED.

    DR. SALEH, THE THIRD DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, SPOKE TO THEM FROM THE PRESIDIUM STEPS. HE SAID HE AGREED THAT THE CABINET SHOULD BE RESHUFFLED AND THE COMMUNIST PARTY BANNED.

    HE ASSURED THEM THE STATEMENT WOULD BE PASSED ON TO PRESIDENT SUKARNO.

    YESTERDAY (MONDAY) HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS STAGED MASSIVE SIT-IN DEMONSTRATORS IN CITY STREETS AGAINST RISING COMMODITY PRICES. TROOPS WITH FIXED BAYONETS BROKE UP THE DEMONSTRATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2B7X9OK5ZLBT751UCC5N4XQLO
    Media URN:
    VLVA2B7X9OK5ZLBT751UCC5N4XQLO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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