• Short Summary

    FACED WITH OPEN REBELLION IN SOME ALGERIAN ARMY UNITS, BEN BELLA'S POLITBURO HAS DELAYED THE COUNTRY'S FIRST GENERAL ELECTION.

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    FACED WITH OPEN REBELLION IN SOME ALGERIAN ARMY UNITS, BEN BELLA'S POLITBURO HAS DELAYED THE COUNTRY'S FIRST GENERAL ELECTION. ANNOUNCING THIS IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), MR. MOHAMMED KHIDER, THE BUREAU'S SPOKESMAN, SAID THE ELECTION-SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 2 - HAD BEEN POSTPONED "UNTIL REAL CONDITIONS OF PEACE HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED."
    (M. KHIDER BLAMED OFFICERS OF THE LOCAL ARMY COMMAND-'WILLAYA FOUR' - FOR THE POSTPONEMENT. HE SAID THEY SOUGHT TO IMPOSE THEIR AUTHORITY ON ALGIERS; THEY HAD SEIZED THE RADIO STATION AND DOCKS AND WERE REFUSING TO CARRY OUT POLITBURO INSTRUCTIONS. TWO DAYS AGO, REBEL SOLDIERS IN THE THIRD AND FOURTH WILLAYAS SAID THEY REFUSED TO ACCEPT THE POLITBURO'S AUTHORITY. THE ARMY BLAMES THE BUREAU FOR UNEMPLOYMENT AND HUNGER.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4ODNWE8BTKU65ZNY2BK7PIRAZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ODNWE8BTKU65ZNY2BK7PIRAZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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