• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING DAY-LONG, ANTI-UNITED NATIONS PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS IN ELIZABETHVILLE, THE CAPITAL OF KATANGA, ON SEPT 5, A STORMY SESSION OF PARLIAMENT, SUMMONED BY PRESIDENT TSHOMBE TO DISCUSS THE "DANGER THREATENING OUR COUNTRY," CALLED FOR WAR AGAINST THE U.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING DAY-LONG, ANTI-UNITED NATIONS PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS IN ELIZABETHVILLE, THE CAPITAL OF KATANGA, ON SEPT 5, A STORMY SESSION OF PARLIAMENT, SUMMONED BY PRESIDENT TSHOMBE TO DISCUSS THE "DANGER THREATENING OUR COUNTRY," CALLED FOR WAR AGAINST THE U.N.

    DURING THE DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE U.N. FOR ENTERING KATANGA AND EXPELLING WHITE ARMY OFFICERS, KATANGA POLICE FIRED INTO THE AIR WHEN A CROWD OF ANGRY AFRICANS BEGAN STONING A U.N. MILITARY HOSPITAL AND SETTING A U.N. CAR ON FIRE.

    OVER 500 YOUTHS DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE U.N. HEADQUARTERS IN THE HEART OF THE CAPITAL. THE DEMONSTRATORS, CALLING THEMSELVES "THE KATANGA YOUTH," CARRIED SLOGANS CALLING ON THE U.N. TO GET OUT. ANOTHER READ: "THE UNITED STATES CONSULATE MUST CLEAR OUT IMMEDIATELY." A THIRD ATTACKED U.N. INDIAN TROOPS THE DEMONSTRATORS, SCREAMING SLOGANS AGAINST THE U.N., SHOWED NO HOSTILITY TO EUROPEANS, MANY OF WHOM WERE LEAVING THEIR OFFICES AS DUSK FELL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WTEEFACAJMDSPU13OMX8NTXY
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WTEEFACAJMDSPU13OMX8NTXY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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