• Short Summary

    THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF JURISTS HAS HONOURED DOCTOR J.B. DANQUAH, THE GHANIAN LAWYER WHO DIED?

  • Description

    THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF JURISTS HAS HONOURED DOCTOR J.B. DANQUAH, THE GHANIAN LAWYER WHO DIED IN PRISON WHILE BEING DETAINED WITHOUT TRIAL BY FORMER PRESIDENT NKRUMAH'S GOVERNMENT. THE GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION, MR. SEAN MCBRIDE, WENT TO KIBI IN THE EASTERN REGION OF GHANA TO LAY A WREATH ON DOCTOR. DANQUAH'S GRAVE.

    KIBI WAS DOCTOR DANQUAH'S HOME TOWN, AND ITS PEOPLE GAVE MR. MCBRIDE AN ENTHUSIASTIC TRADITIONAL WELCOME WHEN HE WENT THERE TO PAY HIS RESPECTS TO ONE OF ITS MOST DISTINGUISHED SONS.

    CHIEF ATTAH, THE PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF AKIM ABUAKWA, WELCOMED MR. MCBRIDE AT HIS PALACE AND LATER JOINED IN TRADITIONAL DANCING.

    IN HIS SPEECH, MR. MCBRIDE DESCRIBED DR. DANQUAH AS A GREAT FIGHTER FOR THE EQUALITY OF MEN AND HUMAN DIGNITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8QISQG5FX4VP933TD8ECMM6YJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QISQG5FX4VP933TD8ECMM6YJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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