• Short Summary

    A PROTEST AGAINST COMMUNISM AND LEFTIST ACTIVITIES IN TURKEY WAS MADE BY THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS AND OTHERS WHO MASSED IN ISTANBUL'S TAKSIM SQUARE ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    A PROTEST AGAINST COMMUNISM AND LEFTIST ACTIVITIES IN TURKEY WAS MADE BY THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS AND OTHERS WHO MASSED IN ISTANBUL'S TAKSIM SQUARE ON SUNDAY. THE RALLY WAS ORGANISED BY THE TURKISH NATIONAL STUDENTS' UNION. THE STUDENTS GATHERED FIRST IN BEYAZIT SQUARE TO MARCH TO TAKSIM SQUARE. THEY INCLUDED FROM TURKISTAN, AND MANY OF THE MARCHERS WORE REGIONAL COSTUMES. A BIG CROWD FOLLOWED THE STUDENTS AS THEY MARCHED TO TAKSIM SQUARE, WHERE THE RALLY CONTINUED LATE INTO THE AFTERNOON WITHOUT DISTURBANCES. THE MARCHERS CARRIED BANNERS BEARING SLOGANS SUCH AS "LET COMMUNISM BE DESTROYED," " WE ARE GOING TO BEAT COMMUNISM", AND "COMMUNISM TO MOSCOW."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O7ESU8V61MKZ6HUXL3KLCT4N
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O7ESU8V61MKZ6HUXL3KLCT4N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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