• Short Summary

    Leading members of the French State Council, the Magistrature, the Bar, universities, political parties and trade unions met at Royaumont Abbey, near Paris, June 30, for the first Colloquy of Civil Powers since the beginning of the five-year-old Algerian war, to discuss certain juridical aspects of self-determination for Algeria once the terrorist campaign has been brought to an end.

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    Leading members of the French State Council, the Magistrature, the Bar, universities, political parties and trade unions met at Royaumont Abbey, near Paris, June 30, for the first Colloquy of Civil Powers since the beginning of the five-year-old Algerian war, to discuss certain juridical aspects of self-determination for Algeria once the terrorist campaign has been brought to an end.

    Presided over by Rene-William Thorp, senior member of the Paris Bar, the three-day conference has been organised by the Association for the Safeguarding of Judicial Institutions and the Defence of the Freedom of the Individual. It is attended by many well-known personalities, among them Maurice Garcon, the lawyer; M. Rolland, Councillor at the Supreme Court of Appeal; Daniel Mayer, President of the Human Rights League; M. Humblot, Pierre Cot and Charles Hernu.

    During its sessions the conference will hear reports on topics including the roles of civil and military power, the juridical conditions of self-determination, and the safeguarding of individual rights.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87DMWHFE5GNWXE0XHDK0ID4OG
    Media URN:
    VLVA87DMWHFE5GNWXE0XHDK0ID4OG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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