• Short Summary

    Despite a widespread improvement of the strike situation in Belgium, certain areas still persist in their campaign against the "Loi Unique"- the Government Austerity Bill.

  • Description

    Despite a widespread improvement of the strike situation in Belgium, certain areas still persist in their campaign against the "Loi Unique"- the Government Austerity Bill. In Charleroi January 20, some 6 thousand people gathered to hear a speech at the local steel plant.

    Following the address- urging them to continue the strike - the workers marched to the prison in protect against fellow strikers who were imprisonment there.

    It was expected that trades union leaders of the Walloon provinces of Belgium - where strikes are still continuing in the metal industry and the mines- would meet in Namur Jan. 21. The Government hoped that the last strikes would be over on Jan 23.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA80TYJUGSR47XM803JBPC0ENC4
    Media URN:
    VLVA80TYJUGSR47XM803JBPC0ENC4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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