• Short Summary

    ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE THAI COMMUNIST SUSPECTS WERE FREED BY THAI POLICE AUTHORITIES YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), AFTER MORE THAN FIVE YEARS DETENTION.

  • Description

    ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE THAI COMMUNIST SUSPECTS WERE FREED BY THAI POLICE AUTHORITIES YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), AFTER MORE THAN FIVE YEARS DETENTION.FORMAL CHARGES AGAINST THEM WERE WITHDRAWN FOLLOWING A DECISION BY THE THAI CABINET BECAUSE OF INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE.THEY HAD UNDERGONE THE MORAL REGENERATION TRAINING PROVIDED BY THE THAI GOVERNMENT.

    IN A CEREMONY MARKING THE RELEASE OF THE DETAINEES, POLICE-GENERAL PRASERT RUSHIRAWONG TOLD THEM THAT THE GOVERNMENT HAD SET THEM FREE IN THE BELIEF THAT IN FUTURE THEY WOULD PLACE NATIONAL INTEREST ABOVE EVERYTHING ELSE.HOWEVER, HE WARNED THEM THAT THE POLICE WOULD KEEP A STRICT WATCH OVER THEM TO ENSURE THAT THEY DID NOT RESUME THEIR COMMUNIST AFFILIATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA61EKXJIK91J84LDGD1SRDS56T
    Media URN:
    VLVA61EKXJIK91J84LDGD1SRDS56T
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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