• Short Summary

    ABOUT 1,000 STUDENTS MASSED OUTSIDE DJAKARTA'S MAIN UNIVERSITY ON WEDNESDAY (4 OCT) FOR THE FUNERAL OF A YOUTH WHO DIED FROM BULLET WOUNDS RECEIVED IN SUNDAY'S (1 OCT) STUDENT ATTACK ON THE EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

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    PROCESSION OUTSIDE UNIVERSITY; PICTURE OF DEAD STUDENT; BURIAL CEREMONY.




    Initials JSU/VS/MGT/LMC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ABOUT 1,000 STUDENTS MASSED OUTSIDE DJAKARTA'S MAIN UNIVERSITY ON WEDNESDAY (4 OCT) FOR THE FUNERAL OF A YOUTH WHO DIED FROM BULLET WOUNDS RECEIVED IN SUNDAY'S (1 OCT) STUDENT ATTACK ON THE EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    DJAKARTA'S STRING OF RADIO STATIONS HAVE URGED STUDENTS TO INTENSIFY THEIR ACTIONS AGAINST AN ALLEGED CHINESE SUBVERSION CAMPAIGN IN INDONESIA.

    THE GIANT FUNERAL PROCESSION BLOCKED SOME OF THE CITY'S STREETS FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR. STUDENT LEADERS PRAISED THE DEAD YOUTH HENKI LONTON A LAW STUDENT FROM CELEBS, AS A HERO WHO HAD DIED IN "A JUST STRUGGLE".

    THEY CLAIMED HENKI, WHO DIED ON TUESDAY (3 OCT) WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD BY A CHINESE DIPLOMAT WHILE HE WAS STANDING ON THE EMBASSY ROOF BUT THERE HAS BEEN NO OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION OF THIS.

    ACTING PRESIDENT GENERAL SUHARTO AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PEOPLE'S CONGRESS, GENERAL ABDUL HARIS NASUTION, SENT WREATHS.

    THE CHINESE DIPLOMAT, WHO WAS ALSO SHOT IN THE HAND-TO-HAND BATTLE ALLEGED THAT INDONESIAN TROOPS OPENED FIRE ON HIM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8NAJUVSZ0IY4YKCK1BFH48OTI
    Media URN:
    VLVA8NAJUVSZ0IY4YKCK1BFH48OTI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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