• Short Summary

    DESPITE THE INCREASE IN DEPLOYMENT OF FRENCH SECURITY FORCES IN ALGIERS, AMID BARRIERS OF BARBED WIRE, THE DAILY STREET ASSASSINATIONS OF MOSLEMS AND EUROPEANS GO ON UNABATED.

  • Description

    DESPITE THE INCREASE IN DEPLOYMENT OF FRENCH SECURITY FORCES IN ALGIERS, AMID BARRIERS OF BARBED WIRE, THE DAILY STREET ASSASSINATIONS OF MOSLEMS AND EUROPEANS GO ON UNABATED.

    THE PROTEST AGAINST THE APPARENT INEFFECTIVENESS OF THE FRENCH TROOPS AND POLICE TO REDUCE THE KILLINGS BY OAS AND ALGERIAN THUGS, THOUSANDS OF WORKERS STOOPED WORK MARCH 17-18 BRINGING MUCH OF THE CITY AND PORT TO A STAND STILL - NO TAXIS, NO BUSES, FEW SHOPS OPEN, ALL GARAGES AND PETROL STATIONS CLOSED.

    AS THE EVIAN TALKS FOR THE LONG AWAITED PROCLAMATION OF PEACE BETWEEN THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AND THE ALGERIAN FLN LEADERS CONTINUED, THE OAS, IN A STATEMENT, ANNOUNCED THE FORMATION OF AN UNDERGROUND GOVERNMENT WHEN THE FRANCO-FLN CEASEFIRE CAME INTO FORCE.

    THE STATEMENT SAID ITS LEADER, EX-GENERAL RAOUL SALAN, 62, UNDER THE FRENCH DEATH SENTENCE, WOULD UNDERTAKE THE "LIBERATION OF ALGERIAN TERRITORY."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3AKP7XJQB8CNTFF0RI4DVDEG
    Media URN:
    VLVA3AKP7XJQB8CNTFF0RI4DVDEG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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