• Short Summary

    NEARLY 700 PEOPLE, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE FOR VIETNAM, HELD A PROTEST DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UNITED STATES IN NEW DELHI ON SATURDAY (JUNE 1).

  • Description

    NEARLY 700 PEOPLE, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE FOR VIETNAM, HELD A PROTEST DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE UNITED STATES IN NEW DELHI ON SATURDAY (JUNE 1).

    THEY MARCHED TO THE OFFICES OF THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION SERVICE DEMANDING AN END TO AMERICAN BOMBING OF VIETNAM. WHEN THEY REACHED THE OFFICE THEY FOUND MOUNTED POLICE ON GUARD. WHEN THEY TRIED TO BREAK THROUGH THE CORDON THE POLICE CHARGED. OTHERS FIRED TEAR GAS GRENADES TO TRY TO BREAK UP THE DEMONSTRATORS.

    THEY ENDED UP BY ARRESTING 50 DEMONSTRATORS, INCLUDING THE LEADER, MRS. ARUNA ASAF ALI. SEVERAL OTHERS WERE INJURED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6JISDE93HOB0MFXQ3CE310S65
    Media URN:
    VLVA6JISDE93HOB0MFXQ3CE310S65
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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