• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT BEN BELLA LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) ANNOUNCED THE IMMEDIATE NATIONALISATION OF ALL REMAINING FRENCH-OWNED LAND IN ALGERIA.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT BEN BELLA LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) ANNOUNCED THE IMMEDIATE NATIONALISATION OF ALL REMAINING FRENCH-OWNED LAND IN ALGERIA.HE SAID THAT WORKERS' MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES WOULD TAKE OVER IMMEDIATELY FROM FRENCH FARMERS, BUT HE ASKED THE WORKERS TO TREAT THE FORMER OWNERS "CORRECTLY AND GENTLY".

    HE MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT TO A RALLY OF OVER 100,000 PEOPLE WHICH HE HAD CALLED TO DEMONSTRATE SUPPORT FOR HIM AGAINST THE BERBERS' REVOLT.THE RALLY WAS HELD IN FORUM IN FRONT OF THE PALAIS DU GOVERNMENT, SCENE OF ALL THE HISTORIC SPEECHES DURING ALGERIA'S RECENT HISTORY.

    THE PRESIDENT WAS APPLAUDED AS HE PROMISED THAT BLOOD WOULD NOT FLOW IN THE PRESENT CRISIS."WE DO NOT WANT TO SEE ALGERIANS FIGHTING EACH OTHER" HE SAID."WE SAY TO THOSE WHO ARE AGAINST US: ENOUGH, THIS COUNTRY HAS SEEN ENOUGH BLOOD.LET US STOP OUR QUARRELS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA874EVZWGP6XI84PW3725OB1UN
    Media URN:
    VLVA874EVZWGP6XI84PW3725OB1UN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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