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    STUDENTS OF THE MULTI-RACIAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND IN SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA, FOUGHT ONE ANOTHER AND THE POLICE, JUNE 15, OVER THE OFFICIAL VISIT THERE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF MOZAMBIQUE, REAR-ADMIRAL SARMENTO RODRIGUES.

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    STUDENTS OF THE MULTI-RACIAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF RHODESIA AND NYASALAND IN SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA, FOUGHT ONE ANOTHER AND THE POLICE, JUNE 15, OVER THE OFFICIAL VISIT THERE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF MOZAMBIQUE, REAR-ADMIRAL SARMENTO RODRIGUES. THE DEMONSTRATING STUDENTS - MAINLY AFRICANS - IN A NOTICE OF INTENTIONS POSTED UP IN THE COLLEGE EARLIER ALLEGED SUPPRESSION OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN PORTUGAL'S UNIVERSITIES.

    EARLIER IN THE DAY, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL VISITED SALISBURY'S TOBACCO AUCTIONS, WHILE THE STUDENTS PREPARED TO TAKE UP THEIR POSITIONS ALONG THE ROAD TO THE UNIVERSITY. BANNERS PROTESTING AGAINST THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S VISIT - HELD ALOFT BY AFRICAN STUDENTS - INFLAMED WHITE STUDENTS OVER THE "EXTREMIST" VIEWS ON THE BANNERS. FIST FIGHTING TURNED TO STONE THROWING BEFORE POLICE TACKLED AND ARRESTED DEMONSTRATORS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7PQ5SYJHHQWBNAC8RDCKSFD8Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA7PQ5SYJHHQWBNAC8RDCKSFD8Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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