• Short Summary

    A MASS RALLY, ORGANIZED BY THE BURMESE COUNCIL FOR DISARMAMENT, BROUGHT OUT OVER 2,000 PEOPLE IN RANGOON, JUNE 16, IN PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR TESTS BY THE UNITED STATES.

  • Description

    A MASS RALLY, ORGANIZED BY THE BURMESE COUNCIL FOR DISARMAMENT, BROUGHT OUT OVER 2,000 PEOPLE IN RANGOON, JUNE 16, IN PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR TESTS BY THE UNITED STATES.

    THE MEETING WAS PRESIDED OVER BY REV. U. PYINYAZAWTA, CHIEF ABBOT OF BURMA AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BURMESE DISARMAMENT COUNCIL. MANY CARRIED POSTERS CONDEMNING THE NUCLEAR TESTS.

    FOUR RESOLUTIONS WERE PAST ONE CALLING FOR IMMEDIATE END TO TESTS IN THE PACIFIC. ANOTHER URGED THE NUCLEAR POWERS TO CONCLUDE COMPLETE DISARMAMENT AGREEMENT. THE MEETING WELCOMED THE FORTHCOMING INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON GENERAL DISARMAMENT AND WORLD PEACE OPENING IN MOSCOW AND PRAISED THE WORK OF THE BURMESE DELEGATION TO THE 18 DISARMAMENT CONFERENCE AT GENEVA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA78JR8SNZEFZQE5TZK05QIEG6J
    Media URN:
    VLVA78JR8SNZEFZQE5TZK05QIEG6J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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