• Short Summary

    MARTIAL LAW WAS DECLARED IN PARTS OF TURKEY LAST MONDAY (26 APRIL) BECAUSE OF A CONTINUING WAVE OF VIOLENCE.

  • Description

    MARTIAL LAW WAS DECLARED IN PARTS OF TURKEY LAST MONDAY (26 APRIL) BECAUSE OF A CONTINUING WAVE OF VIOLENCE. PREMIER NIHAT ERIM'S GOVERNMENT TOOK THE STEP TO CURB POLITICALLY-MOTIVATED CLASHES BETWEEN GROUPS OF STUDENTS, STUDENT BATTLES WITH POLICE, AND A RASH OF KIDNAPPINGS AND ROBBERIES. THE MOST DENSELY POPULATED AREAS WERE PUT UNDER ARMY CONTROL. THEY INCLUDED ISTANBUL AND ANKARA. THE LAW GIVES THE MILITARY THE RIGHT TO DECLARE CURFEWS, CARRY OUT SEARCHES, AND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7VN1X2MSII916KMPN5JOJUE9E
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VN1X2MSII916KMPN5JOJUE9E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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