• Short Summary

    1800 Belgian miners went on strike June 20 in protest against the Government's decision to close Wandre and Herstal coal mines, in Liege.

  • Description

    1800 Belgian miners went on strike June 20 in protest against the Government's decision to close Wandre and Herstal coal mines, in Liege. On a wall at the pit-head the slogan "Pas de Fermeture"; assembled at the idle pit- the striking workers, listening to speeches from their leaders.

    The miners also staged a protest demonstration in the centre of Liege. Their view and that of their leaders: the mines can be worked for another twenty years. They decided to stay on strike for 48 hours.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7OBHCDTQGOHL88R2YOM4R4H63
    Media URN:
    VLVA7OBHCDTQGOHL88R2YOM4R4H63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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