• Short Summary

    Greek Catholic Archbishop Joseph Raya began an 'indefinite' hunger strike outside the Parliament buildings in Jerusalem on Monday (16 July) to back demands for Christian Arab villagers to be allowed to return to their homes from which they were expelled 25 years ago.

  • Description

    Greek Catholic Archbishop Joseph Raya began an 'indefinite' hunger strike outside the Parliament buildings in Jerusalem on Monday (16 July) to back demands for Christian Arab villagers to be allowed to return to their homes from which they were expelled 25 years ago.

    The Lebanese Archbishop, who's a United States citizen, said that he'd received police permission to demonstrate for one day. He said that he'd ask for extensions daily until his demands were met.

    When he began his hunger strike, he was interviewed by newsmen.

    SYNOPSIS: In Jerusalem on Monday, Greek Catholic Archbishop Joseph Raya was surrounded by villagers and children as he began his hunger strike which he hoped would help clear a way for some Christian Arabs to return to their homes.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6BJ1V4H4P1OFDWIWCDW9PXXBE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6BJ1V4H4P1OFDWIWCDW9PXXBE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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