• Short Summary

    ABOUT TWO HUNDRED DISABLED SOUTH VIETNAMESE WAR VETERANS STAGED AN ANI-BUDDHIST DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE SAIGON'S PRINCIPAL PAGODA OF XA LOI ON JULY 23 WHERE 80-YEAR-OLD BUDDHIST NUN DIEU HUE, TOLD FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS SHE WAS PREPARED TO KILL HERSELF IN PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION.

  • Description

    ABOUT TWO HUNDRED DISABLED SOUTH VIETNAMESE WAR VETERANS STAGED AN ANI-BUDDHIST DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE SAIGON'S PRINCIPAL PAGODA OF XA LOI ON JULY 23 WHERE 80-YEAR-OLD BUDDHIST NUN DIEU HUE, TOLD FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS SHE WAS PREPARED TO KILL HERSELF IN PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS WEARING BLACK UNIFORMS AND MAN WITH CRUTCHES, CARRIED PLACARDS AND BANNERS CALLING FOR NATIONAL UNITY IN THE FACE OF COMMUNIST SUBVERSION.THEY ALSO CARRIED PORTRAITS OF ZEN-VE, A HIGH RANKING MILITARY OFFICIAL, WHO WAS KILLED IN THE WAR AGAINST THE COMMUNISTS.

    THE DEMONSTRATION CAME DURING THE CLOSING STAGES OF A PRESS CONFERENCE INSIDE THE XA LOI PAGODA BY BUDDHIST NUN, DIEU HUE, MOTHER OF VIETNAM'S MOST NOTED SCIENTIST PROFESSOR BUU HOI, WHO SAID SHE WAS PREPARED TO KILL HERSELF IN PROTEST AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S RELIGIOUS POLICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA56ERXHODK5DNSEZ8GQDT6VJ9M
    Media URN:
    VLVA56ERXHODK5DNSEZ8GQDT6VJ9M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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