• Short Summary

    ABOUT 300 DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED IN THE STREETS OF GRAZ, AUSTRIA ON FRIDAY IN PROTEST AGAINST THE ACQUITTAL AT TRENTO (NORTHERN ITALY) OF TEN ITALIAN POLICEMEN ON CHARGES OF MALTREATMENT OF EIGHT TYROLEAN PRISONERS.

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    ABOUT 300 DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED IN THE STREETS OF GRAZ, AUSTRIA ON FRIDAY IN PROTEST AGAINST THE ACQUITTAL AT TRENTO (NORTHERN ITALY) OF TEN ITALIAN POLICEMEN ON CHARGES OF MALTREATMENT OF EIGHT TYROLEAN PRISONERS.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED OUTSIDE THE GRAZ OPERA HOUSE, THEN MARCHED TO THE CITY'S MAIN SQUARE FOR A PROTEST RALLY. MORE THAN 1,000 PEOPLE LISTENED TO THE SPEECHES. A RESOLUTION PASSED CALLED ON THE AUSTRIAN GOVERNMENT TO MAKE KNOWN TO THE WORLD "THE CRUEL DETAILS OF THE TORTURES INFLICTED ON SOUTH TYROLEANS" AND TO LODGE A PROTEST AGAINST ITALY WITH THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE.

    SPEAKING IN VIEW TODAY (SATURDAY) THE AUSTRIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR BRUNO KREISKY, SAID THE TREATY TRIAL PROVED THE TYROLEAN PRISONERS HAD BEEN "TORTURED IN MOST INHUMAN MANNER."
    HE TOLD A MEETING OF AUSTRIAN EMIGRANTS HE DID NOT WANT TO CRITICISE THE VERDICT OF A FOREIGN COURT BY THE METHODS OF THE TRIAL WERE "UNWORTHY OF A DEMOCRATIC ...... AND A SERIOUS OFFENCE TO THE EUROPEAN CONVENTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6XSM2H4KQWJ8J1760DAZNIM0A
    Media URN:
    VLVA6XSM2H4KQWJ8J1760DAZNIM0A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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