• Short Summary

    OFFICIAL FIGURES RELEASED EARLY TODAY (MONDAY) INDICATED THAT FRENCH SOMALILAND VOTED AGAINST INDEPENDENCE AND IN FAVOUR OF CONTINUED ASSOCIATION WITH FRANCE, IN YESTERDAY'S REFERENDUM.

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    OFFICIAL FIGURES RELEASED EARLY TODAY (MONDAY) INDICATED THAT FRENCH SOMALILAND VOTED AGAINST INDEPENDENCE AND IN FAVOUR OF CONTINUED ASSOCIATION WITH FRANCE, IN YESTERDAY'S REFERENDUM. IN NEIGHBOURING SOMALIA, DEMONSTRATIONS CONTINUED IN SUPPORT FOR INDEPENDENCE FOR FRENCH SOMALIA, UP TO THE EVE OF THE REFERENDUM.

    ON SATURDAY, THE EVE OF THE REFERENDUM, THERE WERE DEMONSTRATIONS IN FRONT OF THE FRENCH, ETHIOPIAN AND AMERICAN EMBASSIES, IN SUPPORT OF INDEPENDENCE FOR FRENCH SOMALILAND. THE DEMONSTRATORS PARADED WITH BANNERS, AND SHOUTED SLOGANS.

    MEANWHILE IN DJIBOUTI, ELEVEN DEMONSTRATORS WERE KILLED AND 22 WOUNDED TODAY IN A CLASH WITH SECURITY FORCES FOLLOWING THE REFERENDUM VOTE IN FAVOUR OF CONTINUED ASSOCIATION WITH FRANCE. THREE MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY FORCES WERE ALSO WOUNDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2HNGHDR80E5HYE62KERPCVWO7
    Media URN:
    VLVA2HNGHDR80E5HYE62KERPCVWO7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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