• Short Summary

    ABOUT 100-THOUSAND PEOPLE GATHERED IN THE BELGIAN TOWN OF DIKSMUIDE FOR A PRO-FLEMISH RALLY YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    ABOUT 100-THOUSAND PEOPLE GATHERED IN THE BELGIAN TOWN OF DIKSMUIDE FOR A PRO-FLEMISH RALLY YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). SPEAKERS FROM TWO FLEMISH ORGANISATIONS - "WERE D!" AND "VLAAMSE MILITANTENORGANISATIE" ADDRESSED THE CROWD.

    THE RALLY WAS THE CLIMAX OF A MARCH BY ABOUT 100 MEMBERS OF THE ORGANISATIONS FROM THE TOWN OF ANTWERP. THE SPEAKERS DEMANDED AN AMNESTY FOR HUNDREDS OF FLEMISH NATIONALISTS, WHO THEY CLAIMED HAD BEEN 'TRIED IN ABSENTIA' FOR THE POLITICAL BELIEFS. MOST OF THESE PEOPLE NOW LIVE OUTSIDE BELGIUM.

    THE RALLY WAS HELD AT THE WAR MEMORIAL IN DIKSMUIDE AND PEOPLE FROM CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HUNGARY AND SWITZERLAND ALSO ATTENDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA90BWNR1YPIQRPL41NSKZNPJEF
    Media URN:
    VLVA90BWNR1YPIQRPL41NSKZNPJEF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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