• Short Summary

    DEMONSTRATIONS IN DJAKARTA BY STUDENTS AGAINST THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT CONTINUED WHILE PRESIDENT SUKARNO WAS DISCUSSING THE HANDOVER OF POWER TO THE ARMY ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    DEMONSTRATIONS IN DJAKARTA BY STUDENTS AGAINST THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT CONTINUED WHILE PRESIDENT SUKARNO WAS DISCUSSING THE HANDOVER OF POWER TO THE ARMY ON FRIDAY.

    IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THAT THE PRESIDENT HAD PASSED ON POWER TO THE INDONESIAN ARMY COMMANDER, LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUHARTO.

    ON FRIDAY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS CONTINUED THEIR DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT.

    DURING THIS DEMONSTRATION A HELICOPTER CIRCLED THE CAPITAL SHOWERING LEAFLETS CONTAINING PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S PLEA FOR NATIONAL UNITY TO BE MAINTAINED. DEMONSTRATORS TORE THE LEAFLETS TO PIECES.

    ANOTHER GROUP OF STUDENT DEMONSTRATORS WENT TO THE EMBASSY OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC AND SET FIRE TO AN EMBASSY CAR.

    THESE STUDENTS COMPLAINED THAT CHINA HAD DEFAMED INDONESIA AND SUPPORTED COMMUNISTS INVOLVED IN THE ABORTIVE COUP IN OCTOBER LAST YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6UPPASVP1BB46FX2WRUC8YFOQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6UPPASVP1BB46FX2WRUC8YFOQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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