• Short Summary

    The President of the United Nations' Security Council, Nigerian Ambassador Leslie Harriman, has called for urgent action by the United Nations over the forthcoming trials in South Africa of several opponents of apartheid.

  • Description

    The President of the United Nations' Security Council, Nigerian Ambassador Leslie Harriman, has called for urgent action by the United Nations over the forthcoming trials in South Africa of several opponents of apartheid. The case involves a former leader of the banned Pan African Congress and 17 other black South Africans, who face a variety of charges under South Africa's Terrorism Act. The Security Council is expected to meet later in January to consider a number of South African questions, including Nigeria's proposal for mandatory oil embargo on the country.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Harriman was speaking to the General Assembly's special Committee against apartheid.

    Mr. Harriman, the Committee chairman, was supported by Pan Africanist Congress speaker, Mr. David Sibeko.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA72425B5J9IRBHET4SZNV5OX0W
    Media URN:
    VLVA72425B5J9IRBHET4SZNV5OX0W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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