• Short Summary

    THE FORMER INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR. SUBANDRIO, ON TRIAL FOR HIS LIFE IN DJAKARTA, WAS?

  • Description

    THE FORMER INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR. SUBANDRIO, ON TRIAL FOR HIS LIFE IN DJAKARTA, WAS FOREWARNED OF THE ATTEMPTED COMMUNIST COUP OF LAST OCTOBER ACCORDING TO THE FIRST PROSECUTION WITNESS ON FRIDAY.

    THE WITNESS, GENERAL SUTARTO OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY, WAS A SENIOR OFFICER OF THE INDONESIAN CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY - NOW DISBANDED. DR. SUBANDRIO WAS HEAD OF THE AGENCY.

    IN ANSWER TO A QUESTION BEFORE THE NINE-MAN MILITARY TRIBUNAL. GENERAL SUTARTO SAID THAT IMMEDIATELY HE HEARD OF THE IMPENDING COUP ATTEMPT HE INFORMED DR. SUBANDRIO, BUT HE TREATED IT AS "A FALSE NEWS ITEM."
    GENERAL SUTARTO, GIVING EVIDENCE ON THE FOURTH DAY OF THE TRIAL , WAS THE FIRST OF 28 WITNESSES FOR THE PROSECUTION.

    DR. SUBANDRIO, WHO FACES THE DEATH PENALTY IF CONVICTED, HAS DENIED CHARGES OF PLOTTING WITH COMMUNISTS TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT, CAUSING ECONOMIC CHAOS AND SECRETING LARGE SUMS OF MONEY ABROAD.

    GENERAL SUTARTO WENT ON TO SAY THAT AT THE TIME OF THE COUP ATTEMPT, HE AND ???. SUBANDRIO WERE IN SUMATRA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA77E72TWEJHXX6E2YJ962LCWGU
    Media URN:
    VLVA77E72TWEJHXX6E2YJ962LCWGU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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