• Short Summary

    DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED OUTSIDE RHODESIA HOUSE, IN THE STRAND, TONIGHT (THURSDAY) TO PROTEST AGAINST HANGING SENTENCES PASSED ON 32 AFRICANS LAST FRIDAY.

  • Description

    DEMONSTRATORS GATHERED OUTSIDE RHODESIA HOUSE, IN THE STRAND, TONIGHT (THURSDAY) TO PROTEST AGAINST HANGING SENTENCES PASSED ON 32 AFRICANS LAST FRIDAY. MANY OF THE DEMONSTRATORS CARRIED ANTI-RHODESIA PLACARDS.

    SEVERAL MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT WERE AMONG THE PROTESTERS. THE PLACARDS CALLED FOR AN END TO RHODESIAN DEATH SENTENCE LAWS, AND CLAIMED THE HANGING SENTENCES WERE ILLEGAL.

    LATER, THE DEMONSTRATOR MARCHED TO TEN DOWNING STREET, WHERE THEY HANDED IN CARDS CALLING FOR BRITISH GOVERNMENT ACTION, AND A TELEGRAM URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MAJORITY RULE IN RHODESIA.

    EARLIER TODAY, IN SALISBURY, RHODESIA, THREE RHODESIAN HIGH COURT JUDGE RESERVED JUDGMENT ON AN APPEAL BY THE THIRTY-TWO AFRICANS AGAINST THE DEATH SENTENCES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7DNHYXQUAZHIHJA66ZOAC87MO
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DNHYXQUAZHIHJA66ZOAC87MO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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