• Short Summary

    AGAINST A BACKGROUND OF GROWING DEMANDS FOR THE RESIGNATION AND TRIAL OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO THE INDONESIAN CABINET MET IN DJAKARTA ON TUESDAY, (7 FEBRUARY 1967) AT THE HOME OF FOREIGN MINISTER ADAM MALIK.

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    AGAINST A BACKGROUND OF GROWING DEMANDS FOR THE RESIGNATION AND TRIAL OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO THE INDONESIAN CABINET MET IN DJAKARTA ON TUESDAY, (7 FEBRUARY 1967) AT THE HOME OF FOREIGN MINISTER ADAM MALIK.

    GENERAL SUHARTO, CHAIRMAN OF THE RULING PRESIDIUM, HAS DENIED THAT HE HAS ORDERED THE TRIAL OF DR. SUKARNO FOR ALLEGED COMPLICITY IN THE 1965 COUP ATTEMPT. BUT HE IS STUDYING EVIDENCE OF DR. SUKARNO'S ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT.

    THE EVIDENCE IS EXPECTED TO BE HANDED TO THE SUPREME POLICY-MAKING PEOPLE'S CONSULTATIVE CONGRESS WHICH MEETS NEXT MONTH TO DEBATE PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S POSITION.

    MEANTIME DEMANDS THAT DR. SUKARNO BE PUT ON TRIAL ARE GROWING AMONG MILITANT STUDENTS. BUT ON MONDAY A FIVE-STRONG DELEGATION FROM THE PEOPLE'S ACTION FRONT PRESENTED A RESOLUTION TO PARLIAMENT STRESSING THAT ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN AGAINST ANTI-SUKARNO DEMONSTRATORS - BECAUSE DEMONSTRATIONS HAVE BEEN BANNED BY THE MILITARY.

    MEMBERS OF THE CABINET WHO ATTENDED TUESDAY'S MEETING WERE, MR. MALIK, SULTAN HAMENGKU BUWOND, THE MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, MR. B. M. DIAH, THE INFORMATION MINISTER AND GENERAL SUHARTO.

    SYNOPSIS:
    SULTAN HAMENGKU BUWONO, THE MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, WAS AMONG THE EARLY ARRIVALS. PRESSURE FOR DR. SUKARNO'S REMOVAL HAS REACHED CRISIS PROPORTIONS FOLLOWING HIS REFUSAL TO EXPLAIN HIS PAST POLICIES.

    MR. B.M. DIAH, THE MINISTER FOR INFORMATION WHO HAS REFERRED TO DR. SUKARNO AS THE "SUPERCLOWN."
    GENERAL SUHARTO, CHAIRMAN OF THE PRESIDIUM, HAS DENIED THROUGH A SPOKESMAN THAT HE HAS ORDERED THE TRIAL OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO. THE SPOKESMAN TOLD NEWSMEN THAT NO ONE HAS EVER SAID THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO WILL FACE TRIAL. THAT DEPENDS ON THE OUTCOME OF A CONGRESS MEETING NEXT MONTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA730N0AW56H7QRCRTB5ZAW2QT2
    Media URN:
    VLVA730N0AW56H7QRCRTB5ZAW2QT2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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