• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF SLOGAN-CHANTING STUDENTS STAGED A MASS DEMONSTRATION IN ISTANBUL TODAY (TUESDAY) AGAINST THE RELEASE FROM JAIL LAST WEEK OF EX-PRESIDENT CELAL BAYAR.

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    THOUSANDS OF SLOGAN-CHANTING STUDENTS STAGED A MASS DEMONSTRATION IN ISTANBUL TODAY (TUESDAY) AGAINST THE RELEASE FROM JAIL LAST WEEK OF EX-PRESIDENT CELAL BAYAR.THE STUDENTS MARCHED THROUGH THE CITY, SINGING REVOLUTIONARY SONGS AND CARRYING PLACARDS AND NATIONAL FLAGS.

    SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN CLASHES WITH TROOPS AND POLICE WHO DISPERSED THE DEMONSTRATORS.SIMILAR ANTI-BAYAR PROTESTS ARE REPORTED FROM OTHER PARTS OF TURKEY.

    FORMER PRESIDENT BAYAR, AGED 79, WAS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION IN 1960 FOLLOWING THE ARMED FORCES REVOLUTION.HE WAS RELEASED LAST FRIDAY OFFICIALLY BECAUSE OF ILL HEALTH.HE GOT A HERO'S WELCOME FROM HIS SUPPORTERS WHEN HE RETURNED TO ANKARA.

    HIS RECEPTION IS REPORTED TO HAVE SPARKED OFF THE CURRENT SPATE OF COUNTER DEMONSTRATIONS, MAINLY FROM STUDENTS AND YOUTHS, WHICH HAS LED TO POLITICAL UNEASINESS THROUGHOUT TURKEY IN THE PAST WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA63OKIVQOSDR6T018V19AV1705
    Media URN:
    VLVA63OKIVQOSDR6T018V19AV1705
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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