• Short Summary

    IN DJAKARTA DEMONSTRATING STUDENTS PUNCTURED CAR TYRES IN AN AREA HEAVILY POPULATED BY CHINESE, THEN USED THE VEHICLES TO BLOCK THE ROADS.

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    IN DJAKARTA DEMONSTRATING STUDENTS PUNCTURED CAR TYRES IN AN AREA HEAVILY POPULATED BY CHINESE, THEN USED THE VEHICLES TO BLOCK THE ROADS. THE OWNERS COULD DO NOTHING YESTERDAY'S (THURSDAY) DEMONSTRATION BY STUDENTS WHO STORMED THE CHINESE PEOPLES REPUBLIC TRADE OFFICE THEN RANSACKED IT.

    ARMY TROOPS FIRED SEVERAL WARNING SHOTS INTO THE AIR. WHEN THIS FAILED TO DISPERSE THE DEMONSTRATORS. THEY ARRESTED SEVERAL STUDENTS AND CARTED THEM OFF IN TRUCKS .

    SHOUTING ANTI-CHINESE SLOGANS, THE DEMONSTRATORS CONTINUED TO MOVE IN THE DIRECTION OF THE CHINESE TRADE OFFICE. ON REACHING THEIR DESTINATION, THEY BEGAN TO SMASH WINDOWS THEN RANSACKED THE OFFICE. IN THE MELEE, ONE CHINESE DIPLOMAT WAS INJURED BY STONES THROWN BY THE GROUP, NUMBERING ABOUT 300-STRONG. THEY DRAGGED OUT OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS AND SCATTERED THEM ABOUT THE FLOOR.

    CHINESE SHOPOWNERS IN THE AREA HASTILY CLOSED THEIR SHOPS.

    A CAR BELONGING TO A CHINESE CONSULATE OFFICIAL WAS DITCHED INTO A NEARBY CANAL. STUDENTS GOT INTO THE CANAL AND PUSHED IT UNTIL IT SUBMERGED INTO THE MURKY WATER.

    HALF-A-MILE AWAY, TROOPS MANNED A BARRICADE OUTSIDE THE CHINESE CONSULATE GENERAL OFFICE. BUT DESPITE THIS, SOME 200 STUDENTS GAINED ENTRY BY DRIVING A TRUCK THROUGH THE STEEL GATE. THEY DESTROYED EVERY DOCUMENT THEY COULD LAY THEIR HANDS ON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA40U2KK7BI0VI6CQWOF2YKGH7
    Media URN:
    VLVA40U2KK7BI0VI6CQWOF2YKGH7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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