• Short Summary

    The Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) has accused the Organisation for African Unity (OAU) of maintaining a 'conspiracy of silence' about the conflict in the Ethiopian province.

  • Description

    The Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) has accused the Organisation for African Unity (OAU) of maintaining a 'conspiracy of silence' about the conflict in the Ethiopian province. The ELF -- a guerrilla group fighting for the independence of Eritrea -- made the accusation as African heads of state gathered in Monrovia, Liberia, for the start of the OAU Summit meeting. Speaking in Lebanon, ELF spokesman, Mohamad Saleh, called for a referendum in Eritrea -- to be held under United Nations supervision.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA96F41P0B1V04EEZTXT6Y70B4Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA96F41P0B1V04EEZTXT6Y70B4Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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