• Short Summary

    SOME 30,000 FRENCH-SPEAKING BELGIANS PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS OF BRUSSELS, THE BELGIAN CAPITAL, TODAY (SATURDAY), DEMANDING IMPROVEMENTS IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEIR AREAS.

  • Description

    SOME 30,000 FRENCH-SPEAKING BELGIANS PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS OF BRUSSELS, THE BELGIAN CAPITAL, TODAY (SATURDAY), DEMANDING IMPROVEMENTS IN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEIR AREAS. THE FRENCH-SPEAKING BELGIANS, OR WALLONS, LIVE IN THE SOUTH AND THE EAST OF BELGIUM.

    THE WALLONS CLAIM THAT THE NORTH AND WEST OF BELGIUM, WITH A MAJORITY OF FLEMISH INHABITANTS, ARE BEING GIVEN MORE ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION BY THE GOVERNMENT IN BRUSSELS.

    TODAY THE MARCHERS CARRIED BANNERS AND FLAGS ADVERTISING THEIR CAUSE. NO VIOLENT INCIDENTS WERE REPORTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4HFZODY7NPLJW4FWP8PSTMXCZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HFZODY7NPLJW4FWP8PSTMXCZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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