• Short Summary

    A DUSK TO DAWN CURFEW HAS BEEN IMPOSED IN CERTAIN PARTS OF THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL OF KUALA LUMPUR TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    A DUSK TO DAWN CURFEW HAS BEEN IMPOSED IN CERTAIN PARTS OF THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL OF KUALA LUMPUR TODAY (SATURDAY). THIS WAS THE RESULT OF A DEMONSTRATION BY SOME 1,500 SOCIALIST FRONT SUPPORTERS - A POLITICAL GROUP - EARLIER TODAY IN DEFIANCE PF A POLICE BAN.

    MALAYSIAN TROOPS BROUGHT TROOPS BROUGHT INTO THE CAPITAL SOON AFTER THE CURFEW WAS IMPOSED ARE MANNING BARBED WIRE BARRICADES SET UP AT ROAD INTERSECTIONS, PARTICULARLY AROUND THE SOCIALIST FRONT HEADQUARTERS IN THE BUSY THOROUGHFARE OF JALAN TUANKU ABDUL RAHMAN - NAMED AFTER THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS STAGED FOLLOWING THE ARRESTS OF FOUR SOCIALIST FRONT LEADERS EARLY THIS MORNING. THE LEADERS ARE BEING DETAINED UNDER THE MALAYSIAN INTERNAL SECURITY ACT. THEY WERE PICKED UP IN THE CAPITAL. ABOUT 100 DEMONSTRATORS WERE ALSO ARRESTED, SOME FOR SMASHING THE GLASSWALL OF THE UNITED STATES LIBRARY AND OTHERS FOR PUTTING UP POSTERS IN CHINESE AND MALAY, ALL OVER THE CAPITAL.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS COINCIDED WITH THE LATEST INDONESIAN LANDING IN THE WEST COAST OF JOHORE STATE, SOUTHERN MALAYA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). OUT OF THE 24 INDONESIANS WHO LANDED, ONLY FIVE HAVE FLED INTO THE SWAMPLAND, ONE KILLED AND 18 CAPTURED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA34S82W8OS3MOOUFR119DH2AL6
    Media URN:
    VLVA34S82W8OS3MOOUFR119DH2AL6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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