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    AIRPORT CORPORATION REQUISITIONERS AND RIOT POLICE MOVED INTO ACTION AT 0630 A.M. SATURDAY MORNING TO?

  • Description

    AIRPORT CORPORATION REQUISITIONERS AND RIOT POLICE MOVED INTO ACTION AT 0630 A.M. SATURDAY MORNING TO TAKE OVER THE BARRICADED AREAS AT SITES 3, 4 AND 5 FROM THE FARMERS AND STUDENTS SUPPORTERS RESISTING EXPROPRIATES ACTION FOR THE SECOND TOKYO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN NARITA CITY, CHIBA PREFECTURE NEXT PROVINCE TO TOKYO, NORTH EAST OF THE TOKYO CITY. AT LAST, MORE THAN 3,500 RIOT POLICE SUPPORTING THE OFFICIALS OF REQUISITIONERS PUSHED BACK ALL THE FARMERS AND STUDENTS WHO RESISTED AFTER CLASH AND MANY BULLDOZERS WERE SUED AGAINST BARRICADES.

    127 FARMERS AND STUDENTS WHO OPPOSED THE RIOT POLICE WERE ARRESTED AND WERE INJURED DURING THE CLASH BETWEEN THEM. HOWEVER, THERE STILL REMAIN THREE HECTARES OF LAND WITH THREE HUTS AND AN INTRICATE NETWORK OF TUNNELS THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE EVICTION WORK. THE RIOT POLICE REMOVED BARRICADES ERECTED AT THESE SITES NUMBER 3. 4. AND 5. EVICTION WAS DECLARED COMPLETED AT 1400 THIS AFTERNOON. THE OPPOSING FARMERS AND STUDENTS PUT UP VIOLENT RESISTANCE BY HURLING STONES AND MOLOTOV-LS INTO THE WORKERS GROUTS. HOWEVER, EVICTION WAS OVER AT 1400 THIS AFTERNOON.

    HELMETED REQUISITION WORKERS AND RIOT POLICE SWARM THEIR WATER INTO EACH OF THE BARRICADED AREAS WHICH WERE EXPROPRIATED TODAY FOR THE SECOND TOKYO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SITE IN NARITA CITY. WEARING WHITE HELMETS ARE CONDEMNATION WORKERS. MORE POLICE REINFORCEMENTS AND EQUIPMENT THAN FRIDAY WERE USED BY THE AIRPORT CORPORATION TO COMPLETE THE SEIZURE LAND WHICH WAS BEING OCCUPIED BY RESISTING FARMERS AND STUDENTS. IT WAS 13 DAYS SINCE THEY STARTED EXPROPRIATION OF FEBRUARY, 22.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6Z4B451GURYNB9C0QIZJT9J6B
    Media URN:
    VLVA6Z4B451GURYNB9C0QIZJT9J6B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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