• Short Summary

    THE GREEK PUBLISHER HELEN VLACHOS WAS PLACED UNDER HOUSE ARREST IN ATHENS ON WEDNESDAY (4 OCTOBER).

  • Description

    THE GREEK PUBLISHER HELEN VLACHOS WAS PLACED UNDER HOUSE ARREST IN ATHENS ON WEDNESDAY (4 OCTOBER). MRS VLACHOS HAS FIERCELY OPPOSED THE MILITARY REGIME SINCE IT CAME TO POWER IN LAST APRIL'S COUP.

    MRS VLACHOS, AGED 56, WAS ARRESTED LAST WEEK AND CHARGED WITH INSULTING THE AUTHORITIES AND DISOBEYING A MILITARY ORDER. SHE HAS NOT PUBLISHED HER NEWSPAPER SINCE THE DAY OF THE COUP IN PROTEST AGAINST ALLEGED CENSORSHIP, ACCUSING THE GOVERNMENT OF TRYING TO RUIN PAPERS OPPOSED TO THE REGIME.

    MRS VLACHOS WAS RELEASED AFTER MEN EARLIER ARREST, BUT ON WEDNESDAY SECURITY OFFICERS CALLED AT HER ATHENS HOME, SEARCHED IT FOR TWO HOURS, DISCONNECTED THE PHONE, AND POSTED A GUARD OUTSIDE. SHE EXPECTS TO GO BEFORE A COURT MARTIAL EARLY THIS MONTH.

    MRS VLACHOS'S HOUSE IN MOUROUZI STREET IS WITHIN SIGHT-SEEING DISTANCE OF THE ROYAL PALACE. AND THE ACROPOLIS FORMS A BACK-CLOTH TO THE VIEW SHE WILL LIVE WITH UNTIL HER TRIAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7A9YYT7BLJ4CGI26PE2193MP6
    Media URN:
    VLVA7A9YYT7BLJ4CGI26PE2193MP6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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