• Short Summary

    THE UNREST IN INDONESIA CONTINUES UNABATED FOLLOWING THE ABORTIVE COUP AGAINST PRESIDENT SOEKARNO. HOUSE-TO-HOUSE SEARCHES?

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    THE UNREST IN INDONESIA CONTINUES UNABATED FOLLOWING THE ABORTIVE COUP AGAINST PRESIDENT SOEKARNO. HOUSE-TO-HOUSE SEARCHES ARE THE ORDER OF THE DAY, AND THE PURGES GO ON IN THE ARMY. AT THE SAME TIME THE LISTS OF COMMUNISTS SUSPECTS INCREASE AND THE REPORTS OF MASSACRES AND FIGHTING GROW DAILY.

    IN DJAKARTA, THE HOUSE-TO-HOUSE SEARCHES ARE CARRIED OUT AT NIGHT - BETWEEN THE HOURS OF THE CURFEW FROM TEN TO FOUR-THIRTY. IT TOOK MANY CITIZENS BY SURPRISE AND RESULTED IN THE ARREST OF A NUMBER OF PEOPLE, SOME PURPORTEDLY CONNECTED WITH SOME OF THE 65 COMMUNIST REPRESENTATIVES NOW SUSPENDED FROM PARLIAMENT.

    YESTERDAY, THE PRESIDENT CALLED ANTHER TOP LEVEL ARMY CONFERENCE TO URGE MILITARY COMMANDERS TO STAND UNITED BEHIND HIM. IN A PUBLIC SPEECH, THE PRESIDENT APPEALED FOR PRESERVING WHAT HE CALLED THE AXIS BETWEEN DJAKARTA, PNOMPENH, HANOI, PEKING AND PYONGYANG (NORTH KOREA).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7I9TYZGF5PILWPZXEWZKSSX8W
    Media URN:
    VLVA7I9TYZGF5PILWPZXEWZKSSX8W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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