• Short Summary

    BUDDHISTS IN SAIGON DEMONSTRATED THEIR SUPPORT ON SATURDAY FOR THE REBEL FORCES BESIEGED IN DA NANG BY TROOPS OF THE RULING MILITARY JUNTA.

  • Description

    BUDDHISTS IN SAIGON DEMONSTRATED THEIR SUPPORT ON SATURDAY FOR THE REBEL FORCES BESIEGED IN DA NANG BY TROOPS OF THE RULING MILITARY JUNTA. THE BUDDHISTS STAGED A SIT-DOWN HUNGER STRIKE IN PROTEST AGAINST THE JUNTA'S ACTIONS.

    THE PROTESTS BEGAN WHEN HUNDRED OF MONKS AND NUNS SAT DOWN IN FRONT OF THEIR PAGODA HEADQUARTERS IN SAIGON. THEY WERE JOINED BY ABOUT 500 STUDENTS CARRYING ANTI-GOVERNMENT BANNERS.

    THE STUDENTS PAINTED SLOGANS IN ENGLISH ACROSS THE ROAD; 'AMERICAN STOP BOMBING AND SHOOTING IN VIETNAM' AND 'BRING BACK THE WAR TO AMERICA."
    RIOT POLICE REACTED BY FIRING TEAR GAS INTO THE RANKS OF THE DEMONSTRATORS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA48SQ6RYKBJSL67VV9FBWTF5EQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA48SQ6RYKBJSL67VV9FBWTF5EQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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