• Short Summary

    About 30 members of the Israeli Black Panther organisation began a hunger strike yesterday (Sunday) at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

  • Description

    About 30 members of the Israeli Black Panther organisation began a hunger strike yesterday (Sunday) at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. They chose to make their demonstration at a time when the Wall, the Jews' holiest shrine, was crowded with Jewish pilgrims celebrating the Passover.
    The "Panthers", loosely modelled on the Negro Black Panthers in the United States, are concerned at what they consider discrimination in Israel between Jews of European origin and those who came from Arab countries in North Africa and the Middle East.
    They were demanding a definite date at which Prime Minister Mrs Golda Meir and other ministers would meet them to discuss their case.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4KLLKTEGFIH1GIPR8II2R5DTG
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KLLKTEGFIH1GIPR8II2R5DTG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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