• Short Summary

    SPECIAL COURTS TO DEAL, PROBABLY IN CAMERA, WITH CAPTURED LEADERS OF THE RIGHT-WING SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION WILL BE SET UP BY THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    SPECIAL COURTS TO DEAL, PROBABLY IN CAMERA, WITH CAPTURED LEADERS OF THE RIGHT-WING SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION WILL BE SET UP BY THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT. THIS WAS ANNOUNCED MAY 30 FOLLOWING A CABINET MEETING PRESIDED OVER BY PRESIDENT DE GAULLE AT THE ELYSEE PALACE.

    OBSERVERS BELIEVE THE DECISION TO ESTABLISH THESE COURTS FOLLOWS THE VERDICT THE WEEK BEFORE OF THE HIGH MILITARY TRIBUNAL WHICH SENTENCED EX-GENERAL SALAN TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT INSTEAD OF TO DEATH, AS WAS GENERALLY EXPECTED. THE COURTS WILL CONSIST OF A PRESIDING OFFICER AND FOUR OFFICERS OR NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, ASSISTED BY TWO MAGISTRATES.

    AMONG THOSE ATTENDING THE MEETING WERE M. FREY, MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR; M. MESSMER, DEFENCE; M. JOXE, ALGERIAN AFFAIRS; THE PRIME MINISTER, M. POMPIDOU; AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER, M. COUVE DE MURVILLE.

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE IS REPORTED TO HAVE CONCLUDED THE MEETING WITH A VIGOROUS SPEECH IN WHICH HE SAID HE WAS DETERMINED TO APPLY HIS ALGERIAN POLICY TO ITS VERY LIMIT. AT THE SAME TIME HE WOULD PROTECT THE REPUBLIC AGAINST ALL THREATS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8A10OQF45EHK6KPUNLVQOZPNO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8A10OQF45EHK6KPUNLVQOZPNO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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