• Short Summary

    THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY TODAY (THURSDAY) CALLED ON BRITAIN TO ARREST RHODESIAN LEADER IAN SMITH AND PUT HIM ON TRIAL FOR THE "MURDER" OF THE THREE AFRICANS IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY.

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    THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY TODAY (THURSDAY) CALLED ON BRITAIN TO ARREST RHODESIAN LEADER IAN SMITH AND PUT HIM ON TRIAL FOR THE "MURDER" OF THE THREE AFRICANS IN SALISBURY YESTERDAY.

    MEANWHILE THE CENSORS OF THE RHODESIAN REGIME TODAY DELETED FROM LOCAL NEWSPAPERS THE REPORTS OF INTERNATIONAL PROTESTS OVER THE HANGINGS. THE REGIME'S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, COMPRISING IAN SMITH AND MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET, WAS TODAY BELIEVED TO BE CONSIDERING THE POSSIBLE EXECUTION OF MORE AFRICANS HELD IN PRISON.

    LARGE WHITE SPACES ON THE FRONT AND INSIDE PAGES OF THE RHODESIA HERALD WHERE THE ONLY EVIDENCE TODAY OF THE STORIES OBJECTED BY THE REGIME CENSORS. AMONG THE REPORTS DELETED WAS THE EXPRESSION OF "DEEP SENSE OF SHOCK AND OUTRAGE" BY MR. HAROLD WILSON, THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER. MEANWHILE, THE RHODESIAN EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MET IN SALISBURY TODAY, AND IT'S BELIEVED THEY CONSIDERED THE CASES OF SIX AFRICANS WHO HAVE BEEN HELD IN PRISON FOR UP TO TWO YEARS AND ONE SENTENCED TO BE HANGED.

    THE IS THE WAY THE ILLEGAL RHODESIAN REGIME EXPLAINED WHY IT IGNORED THE REPRIEVE GRANTED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH AND HANGED THE THREE AFRICANS....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7VC8HZYB3R211S1D2IZDHMKV1
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VC8HZYB3R211S1D2IZDHMKV1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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