• Short Summary

    THE YEMENI-BASED NATIONAL FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE OCCUPIED SOUTH, (ADEN AND THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION) TODAY (WEDNESDAY) URGED PEOPLE TO JOIN IN A 24-HOUR GENERAL STRIKE IN ADEN NEXT SATURDAY.

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    THE YEMENI-BASED NATIONAL FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE OCCUPIED SOUTH, (ADEN AND THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERATION) TODAY (WEDNESDAY) URGED PEOPLE TO JOIN IN A 24-HOUR GENERAL STRIKE IN ADEN NEXT SATURDAY.

    BACKING FOR THE STRIKE CAME IN AN NLF PAMPHLET DISTRIBUTED SECRETLY AND DATED SEPTEMBER 26 - TWO DAYS BEFORE THE STRIKE CALL WAS MADE PUBLIC BY THE ADEN TRADES UNION CONGRESS.

    THIS FOLLOWS THE WEEKEND ASSUMPTION OF DIRECT RULE IN ADEN STATE BY RICHARD TURNBULL, BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER, WHO SUSPENDED THE ADEN CONSTITUTION, DISMISSING THE GOVERNMENT OF MR.ABDUL MACKAWEE AND THE ADEN LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    THE DUSK TO DAWN WAS LIFTED TODAY IN THE MAALLA AREA OF ADEN AFTER BEING IN FORCE SINCE SATURDAY IN FORCE SINCE SATURDAY, BUT BRITISH TROOPS ARE MAINTAINING A ROUND-THE-CLOCK PATROL OF THE BASE.

    EXCEPT FOR TWO ROADS AND A DESERT AREA AROUND THE SHEIKH OTHMAN DISTRICT, NO PART OF THE STATE REMAINS UNDER CURFEW.

    SECURITY AUTHORITIES SO FAR HAVE DETAINED 78 KNOWN MEMBERS OF THE NLP, WHICH IS BASED IN TAIZ, THE YEMEN REPUBLIC'S SECOND CAPITAL.

    TODAY WAS THE FIRST TIME NLF LEAFLETS HAVE APPEARED SINCE LAST WEEK'S SEIZURE OF ITS MAIN PRINTING PRESS JUST OUTSIDE ADEN STATE.

    THE PAMPHLET SAID BRITAIN MUST UNDERSTAND THAT EVERY CITIZEN DEMANDED SHE SHOULD QUIT THE AREA.IT LABELLED ALL THOSE WHO DIDN'T BACK THE DEMANDS AS "TRAITORS AND STOOGES".

    THE SOUTH ARABIAN LEAGUE AND OSLOS - ORGANISATION FOR THE LIBERATION OF THE OCCUPIED SOUTH, HAVE ALSO SUPPORTED THE STRIKE CALL.

    IN ANOTHER MOVE TODAY IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT SPECIAL POLICE FROM BRITAIN, INCLUDING 18 SUPERINTENDENTS, ARE TO BE FLOWN TO ADEN TO BOLSTER THE EXISTING FORCE OF ONLY 35.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA85AFCLKV0VG2SQQZAH5XG4ZJ6
    Media URN:
    VLVA85AFCLKV0VG2SQQZAH5XG4ZJ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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