• Short Summary

    CROWDS DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE LEBANESE EMBASSY IN AMMAN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN PROTEST AGAINST THE CRACKDOWN BY THE LEBANESE ARMY AND SECURITY FORCES ON PALESTINIAN GUERILLA FIGHTERS IN THEIR TERRITORY.

  • Description

    CROWDS DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE LEBANESE EMBASSY IN AMMAN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN PROTEST AGAINST THE CRACKDOWN BY THE LEBANESE ARMY AND SECURITY FORCES ON PALESTINIAN GUERILLA FIGHTERS IN THEIR TERRITORY.

    AS THE DEMONSTRATORS PARADED OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY BUILDING; THE BODY OF A PALESTINIAN COMMANDO WAS BROUGHT FROM LEBANON FOR BURIAL IN AMMAN FOLLOWING THE CLASHES IN SOUTHERN LEBANON.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS CHANTED SLOGANS EXPRESSING SOLIDARITY WITH THE GUERILLAS' OBJECTIVES AND TORE DOWN A LEBANESE FLAG.

    KING HUSSEIN ALSO EXPRESSED HIS CONCERN AT THE CLASHES. IN A CABLE TO YASSER ARAFAT, LEADER OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION, HE SAID: "IT IS A SHAME THAT A SINGLE DROP OF ARAB BLOOD BE SHED BY AN ARAB HAND WHEN ALL ARABS SHOULD CARRY OUT THEIR DUTIES TOWARDS THEIR HEROIC BROTHERS STANDING FAST IN THEIR OCCUPIED LAND......"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7L2WULUR4CTR3ZW2H42LQBPXC
    Media URN:
    VLVA7L2WULUR4CTR3ZW2H42LQBPXC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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