• Short Summary

    SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE TOOK PART IN A DEMONSTRATION IN ROME LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) TO PROTEST AGAINST RECENT TERRORIST ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTH TYROL.

  • Description

    SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE TOOK PART IN A DEMONSTRATION IN ROME LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) TO PROTEST AGAINST RECENT TERRORIST ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTH TYROL. A NUMBER OF BORDER GUARDS HAVE DIED IN A SERIES OF BOMBING AND SHOOTING INCIDENTS IN THE AREA.

    THE DEMONSTRATION CONSISTED MOSTLY OF EX-SERVICEMEN MEMBERS OF THE NEO-FASCIST PARTY. THEY HELD A RALLY IN ESEDRA SQUARE WHERE THEY WERE ADDRESSED BY NEO-FASCIST LEADER ARTURO MICHELINI BEFORE THEY BEGAN A MARCH THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE CITY. SOME OF THE VETERANS WORE THEIR OLD MILITARY UNIFORMS IN THE DEMONSTRATION.

    THE INCIDENTS IN THE SOUTH TYROL FOLLOW MOVES TO BRING THE REGION UNDER THE CONTROL OF AUSTRIA OR GERMANY INSTEAD OF ITALY. MANY OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE REGION ARE OF GERMANIC ORIGIN .

    THE DEMONSTRATORS YESTERDAY DEMANDED THAT THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT SHOULD BREAK OFF ITS CURRENT TALKS WITH AUSTRIA ON A SETTLEMENT TO END THE FRICTION AND SHOULD GIVE ASSURANCES THAT THE ITALIAN BORDER WAS INVIOLABLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57T0DKW36XF61YEMPVCIXY119
    Media URN:
    VLVA57T0DKW36XF61YEMPVCIXY119
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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