• Short Summary

    Delegates representing all Greek Cypriot refugees associations organised a peaceful anti-American picket demo from Nicosia downtown to the American embassy.

  • Description

    Delegates representing all Greek Cypriot refugees associations organised a peaceful anti-American picket demo from Nicosia downtown to the American embassy. they carried placards and banners protesting against the lifting of the US arms embargo on turkey. Outside the embassy police had set up barbed wire barricades cutting off all approaches to the embassy building and a large police force had surrounded the embassy. When the refugees' delegations arrived outside the embassy they stopped in front of the police and stayed for a considerable length of time holding the placards and banners. There was no violence or any incidents between the police and the demonstrators who later dispersed peacefully.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2NESA8N35HNL6JIK28GYMV5MW
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NESA8N35HNL6JIK28GYMV5MW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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