• Short Summary

    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) SAW THE RELEASE IN DAR ES SALAAM OF 200 PRISONERS FROM THE UKONGA PRISON.

  • Description

    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) SAW THE RELEASE IN DAR ES SALAAM OF 200 PRISONERS FROM THE UKONGA PRISON. THEY WERE RELEASED UNDER AN AMNESTY GRANTED BY PRESIDENT NYERERE A FEW HOURS AFTER HIS INAUGURATION FOR A SECOND TERM AS PRESIDENT OF TANZANIA.

    THE AMNESTY AFFECTS MORE THAN 6,000 PEOPLE, BOTH MEN AND WOMEN, INCLUDING 35 CONDEMNED MEN WHO HAVE BEEN REPRIEVED. A FURTHER 20,000 PRISONERS WILL BENEFIT FROM ADDITIONAL REMISSION.

    BEFORE THE PRISONERS WERE RELEASED THE COAST REGION AREA COMMISSIONER, MR. SONGABALE, ADDRESSED THE PRISONERS. HE TOLD THEM NEVER AGAIN TO COMMIT ANY OFFENCE AND BEGGED THEM TO HELP BUILD THE NATION.

    WHEN THE PRISONERS LEFT UKONGA THEY WERE GIVEN BACK THE MONEY THEY HAD BROUGHT IN WITH THEM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6TJGBXRAZ10VWRKEGYLUCMZUD
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TJGBXRAZ10VWRKEGYLUCMZUD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1965
    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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