• Short Summary

    ENAROTALI, THE FORMER REBEL AREA IN WEST IRIAN'S CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, ON TUESDAY (23 SEPTEMBER) GAVE A TUMULTUOUS WELCOME TO PRESIDENT SUHARTO, WHO WAS ON THE LAST LEG OF HIS FIRST TOUR OF INDONESIA'S NEWEST PROVINCE.

  • Description

    ENAROTALI, THE FORMER REBEL AREA IN WEST IRIAN'S CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, ON TUESDAY (23 SEPTEMBER) GAVE A TUMULTUOUS WELCOME TO PRESIDENT SUHARTO, WHO WAS ON THE LAST LEG OF HIS FIRST TOUR OF INDONESIA'S NEWEST PROVINCE.

    ENAROTALI'S TRIBESMEN ROSE UP AGAINST INDONESIAN RULE LAST MAY AND PARATROOPS HAD TO BE SENT IN. DURING THE ACT OF FREE CHOICE HELD IN JULY AND AUGUST, HOWEVER, ENAROTALI AND SEVEN OTHER REGENCIES VOTED OVERWHELMINGLY TO REMAIN PART OF INDONESIA.

    BEFORE FLYING BACK TO DJAKARTA THE NEXT DAY (WEDNESDAY), PRESIDENT SUHARTO PROMISED TO IMPROVE THE LIVING STANDARDS OF WEST IRIANESE BY DEVELOPING THEIR AGRICULTURE. HE ALSO PROMISED A GENERAL AMNESTY TO IRIANESE REBELS WISHING TO GIVE THEMSELVES UP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2YAK1WFI9V47TO06C3Q2CZEYO
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YAK1WFI9V47TO06C3Q2CZEYO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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