• Short Summary

    On arrival at London airport, Sept 13, Dr. Ambrose Reeves, the Bishop of Johannesburg, was?

  • Description

    On arrival at London airport, Sept 13, Dr. Ambrose Reeves, the Bishop of Johannesburg, was greeted by his wife and battery of newsmen. Dr. Reeves said he had no idea why he was deported from South Africa Sept 12, two days after he arrived back from England. The document he was shown by the police stated that in the interest of the public he should leave the country. He stated that by "blatant lying" he was prevented from seeing his lawyers, and had not been given time to put his affairs in order.

    Sixty-year-old Dr. Reeves is one of the most outspoken critics of the South African Nationalist Government's policy of apartheid. In 1949 he became Bishop of Johannesburg. He fled to Britain in March this year after the Sharpeville shooting incident as he feared he would be arrested. In a statement to the press the Bishop said.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7Y4Y6LSFMC0S8BSK8BQSNM0M3
    Media URN:
    VLVA7Y4Y6LSFMC0S8BSK8BQSNM0M3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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