• Short Summary

    A POLITICAL CRISIS HAS DEVELOPED IN TURKEY OVER THE RELEASE FROM PRISON OF FORMER PRESIDENT CELAL BAYAR.

  • Description

    A POLITICAL CRISIS HAS DEVELOPED IN TURKEY OVER THE RELEASE FROM PRISON OF FORMER PRESIDENT CELAL BAYAR.PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) REACHED THEIR FOURTH DAY IN BOTH ISTANBUL AND ANKARA.THE TURKISH PRIME MINISTER SAYS THE SITUATION HAS BROUGHT THE COUNTRY TO THE BRINK OF ANARCHY AND THE GOVERNMENT IS INTRODUCING EMERGENCY MEASURES.

    ON SUNDAY, THE FORMER PRESIDENT VISITED HIS SUPPORTERS IN ANKARA AND MET MEMBERS OF THE NEW TURKISH PARTY.TURKISH NEWSMEN SAID BAYAR WAS CRITICAL OF THE COURT WHICH SENTENCED HIM TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION FOLLOWING THE ARMED FORCES REVOLT.HIS COMMENTS SPARKED OFF PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST HIS RELEASE FROM PRISON LAST WEEK BECAUSE OF ILL-HEALTH.

    AN ANGRY MOB OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS MARCHED ON THE ANKARA HEADQUARTERS OF BAYAR'S PARTY.POLICE AND TROOPS WERE CALLED OUT TO DISPERSE THE CROWD, BUT NOT BEFORE CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE WAS DONE.PARTY MEMBERS LATER DECIDED TO BOYCOTT PARLIAMENT UNTIL THE DEMONSTRATORS WERE PUNISHED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SMXEVSCIRPD0LDMVZWF35Q2P
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SMXEVSCIRPD0LDMVZWF35Q2P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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