• Short Summary

    This week-end sees the closure of all prison camps in Greece, and today (Thursday) the country's Army-backed Government released all political prisoners held without specific charge.

  • Description

    This week-end sees the closure of all prison camps in Greece, and today (Thursday) the country's Army-backed Government released all political prisoners held without specific charge.

    Detainees from island prison camps sailed into Piraeus harbour early today, and there were some tearful and joyful reunions at the quayside. Those released include 234 communists, some Royalists arrested after the 1967 attempt to overthrow the regime and other political offenders. About 400 prisoners serving heavy terms for plotting against the government are still detained.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA81YSC0AMGXZNK9TEJNKXTQCBL
    Media URN:
    VLVA81YSC0AMGXZNK9TEJNKXTQCBL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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