• Short Summary

    South African student leaders have pledged to continue their anti-Government demonstrations despite strict band brought into force by police after yesterday's (Monday) incidents in Cape Town.

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    South African student leaders have pledged to continue their anti-Government demonstrations despite strict band brought into force by police after yesterday's (Monday) incidents in Cape Town.
    Police placed a ban on all demonstrations in Cape Town after 33 people, including three churchmen, were arrested outside Cape Town's St. George Cathedral.
    Violence began after a crowd of nearly 7,000 gathered to protest against what they termed police brutality.
    Police warned the crowd to either leave the cathedral steps or be dispersed.
    SYNOPSIS: Saint George's Cathedral, in South Africa's capital of Cape Town, was the scene of Violence on Monday when protesters refused to disperse on police orders.
    Anti-Apartheid advocate, Mrs. Helen Suzman, was asked her reaction: The incident began after a crowd of nearly 7,000 gathered to protest at what they claimed had been ??? in ??? demonstrations.
    But the demonstrators stood their ground. The police moved in, and batons were used as opposition from the protesters grow.
    Thirty-three people, including three churchmen, were arrested during the ensuing action.
    The demonstration was followed by an immediate ban on all demonstrations in Cape Town by the South African Government. But student leader have Pledged to continue their anti-Government protest, despite the bans.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA55XJVPEWTQ4NO1AX0YVGBVZOT
    Media URN:
    VLVA55XJVPEWTQ4NO1AX0YVGBVZOT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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