• Short Summary

    About 200 South Vietnamese students clashed with police in Saigon on Saturday (16 May) during a protest against the detention of the student leaders in demonstration over recent weeks.

  • Description

    About 200 South Vietnamese students clashed with police in Saigon on Saturday (16 May) during a protest against the detention of the student leaders in demonstration over recent weeks.

    The violence started after students had held a memorial meeting for a girl killed in anti-Government riots in 1963. Police fired tear gas at the students in an attempt to disperse them. Onlookers in Saigon's central market, were forced to flee the choking clouds of gas.

    The students reformed on the steps of the National Assembly building where they chanted slogans condemning the detention of students leaders. More tear gas canisters were fired by police and eventually the demonstrators were cleared from the area.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PTUGIS9TFYORRZOKQPKIUBPT
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PTUGIS9TFYORRZOKQPKIUBPT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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