• Short Summary

    The first conference of the newly-formed Arab trade Workers Federation -- pledged to 'consolidate the Palestine revolution' -- was opened in Cairo, Egypt, on Saturday (September 23).

  • Description

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    GV Cairo streets and buildings. (2 shots)
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    2.
    SV PAN Sayed Marei out of car into building.
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    3.
    CU INT Photographs of Nasser and Sadat.
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    4.
    SV PAN Delegates seated. (2 shots)
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    5.
    CU Sayed smiling
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    CU Arab Trade Workers Federation Secretary Fathi Mahmoud speaking and delegates listening. (2 shots)
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    7.
    SCU's Sayed Marei speaking and applause. (2 shots)
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    Background: The first conference of the newly-formed Arab trade Workers Federation -- pledged to 'consolidate the Palestine revolution' -- was opened in Cairo, Egypt, on Saturday (September 23). The meeting was opened by Sayed Marei, party leader of the Arab Socialist Union -- the nation's only legal political organisation.

    In addition to the formation of the Federation for usual causes such as the protection of workers, the Federation is designed to guard Arab interests against outside businesses. It also includes plans for 'the mobilisation of all potentials of the trade workers in the Arab word for the liberation cause', according to a news report from Cairo, and has aligned itself with 'the Palestine revolution' and guerrilla activities in the Middle East.

    SYNOPSIS: In Cairo, egypt, on Saturday, the first conference of the newly-formed Arab Trade Workers Federation was opened by Sayed Marei -- party leader of the Arab Socialist Union, the country's only legal political organisations.

    Portraits of the late President Nasser and his successor, President Sadat, looked down on the delegates - who have aligned themselves with 'the Palestine revolution' and guerrilla activities in the Middle East. Federation Secretary is Fathi Mahmoud.

    Sayed Marei, opening the conference, also reminded delegates of the need to protect workers and guard Arab interests against outside businesses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2PTG33V6FRZ8PE2HAX7WK366L
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PTG33V6FRZ8PE2HAX7WK366L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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