• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE ROMAN CATHOLIC DEMONSTRATED IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY PROTESTING AGAINST ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION BY THE GOVERNMENT OF DR.

  • Description

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE ROMAN CATHOLIC DEMONSTRATED IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY PROTESTING AGAINST ALLEGED DISCRIMINATION BY THE GOVERNMENT OF DR.PHAN HUY QUAT.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS ORDERLY COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS DAY WHERE CROWDS OF CATHOLIC YOUTHS ROAMED THE STREETS WITH CLUBS AND KNIVES.A MOB ALSO OVERTURNED A POLICE VEHICLE AND BURNED IT.THEY THREATENED TO ATTACK WITH KNIVES FIREMEN WHO ATTEMPTED TO PUT OUT THE BLAZE.THE SCENE WAS REMINISCENT OF RIOTING LAST YEAR IN WHICH YOUTHS WITH CLUBS, HATCHETS, AND KNIVES FOUGHT IN SAIGON STREETS.

    AMONG THE MANY CATHOLIC LEADERS WHO ADDRESSED THE CROWD WAS FATHER BUI MINH SON.CATHOLIC PRIESTS IN SAIGON, WHILE SANCTIONING PROTEST ACTIVITY IN GENERAL, HAVE NOT CALLED FOR VIOLENCE.

    BANNERS, MANY FOR THEM IN ENGLISH, CALLED FOR "FREEDOM AND EQUALITY FOR RELIGION" AND "DOWN WITH PHAN BUY QUAT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4OWUJ7BJF0FRNY6AZSY8EAW3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4OWUJ7BJF0FRNY6AZSY8EAW3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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