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    A WAVE OF ANTI-BRITISH DEMONSTRATIONS SPREAD THROUGH CYPRUS TODAY, (THURSDAY), FOLLOWING THE CYPRUS GOVERNMENT'S PROTEST TO BRITAIN OVER THE ALLEGED CONDUCT OF A SENIOR AIRCRAFTMAN IN THE R.

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    A WAVE OF ANTI-BRITISH DEMONSTRATIONS SPREAD THROUGH CYPRUS TODAY, (THURSDAY), FOLLOWING THE CYPRUS GOVERNMENT'S PROTEST TO BRITAIN OVER THE ALLEGED CONDUCT OF A SENIOR AIRCRAFTMAN IN THE R.A.F., WHO IT CLAIMED, HAD BEEN AIDING "TURKISH TERRORISTS". AT THE SAME TIME GREEK-CYPRIOT POLICE ARRESTED ANOTHER BRITISH SERVICEMEN - A SERGEANT, WHO ACCORDING TO A BRITISH MILITARY SPOKESMAN, REFUSED TO ALLOW INSPECTION OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS.

    YESTERDAY SENIOR AIRCRAFTMAN KEITH MARLEY, WHO WAS ARRESTED WITH HIS WIFE AND BABY SON, WAS TAKEN TO POLICE HEADQUARTERS IN NICOSIA. MORLEY'S UNIFORM AND TWO FROGMEN'S SUITS WERE PUT ON SHOW, ALONG WITH SOME MORTARS WHICH ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN FOUND IN HIS CAR. THE COUPLE, TOGETHER WITH THE BABY WERE TAKEN TO COURT TO FACE CHARGES OF SMUGGLING ARMS TO TURKISH-CYPRIOTS.

    THE COUPLE HAVE BEEN REMANDED IN CUSTODY FOR EIGHT DAYS. TODAY (THURSDAY), THEY WERE TAKEN FROM NICOSIA TO LIMASSOL, WHERE POLICE INVESTIGATIONS ARE CONTINUING. THE R.A.F. SAID THAT THEIR LEGAL ADVISER HAD NOT YET SEEN THE COUPLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA91U9OD8YS4Z1YUNJWGL93A4HU
    Media URN:
    VLVA91U9OD8YS4Z1YUNJWGL93A4HU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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