• Short Summary

    Canadian authorities were continuing their search today for the British diplomat James Cross Kidnapped from his home in Montreal on Monday by members of the French Canadian Separatists organisation, the FLQ.

  • Description

    Canadian authorities were continuing their search today for the British diplomat James Cross Kidnapped from his home in Montreal on Monday by members of the French Canadian Separatists organisation, the FLQ. A former member of the FLQ who has previously served four years in jail for separatist activities, said in Montreal on Tuesday that the considered that the British Diplomat had been chosen because of the United Kingdom's traditional role as a colonial power in Canada.

    By late Wednesday night there is still no news of Mr Cross's where-about, but the FLQ was reported to have extended the deadline for the Federal Government to meet the ransom demands of half-a-million dollars in gold, the freeing of separatist members in prison, and their safe conduct to Cuba or Algeria.

    Speaking to a reporter, the former FLQ member, Roger Tetrault, said:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4FP24O2GFU09SM8VCGGDREAA5
    Media URN:
    VLVA4FP24O2GFU09SM8VCGGDREAA5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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