• Short Summary

    THERE WERE CLASHES BETWEEN POLICE AND STUDENTS IN THE CENTRE OF BONN TODAY (SATURDAY) AS THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES DEMONSTRATED FOR THE RETURN OF EASTERN TERRITORIES TO WEST GERMANY.

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    THERE WERE CLASHES BETWEEN POLICE AND STUDENTS IN THE CENTRE OF BONN TODAY (SATURDAY) AS THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES DEMONSTRATED FOR THE RETURN OF EASTERN TERRITORIES TO WEST GERMANY.

    THE STUDENTS HAD URGED THE REFUGEES TO GIVE UP THEIR CLAIMS TO LAND IN POLAND, CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND THE SOVIET UNION. SOME 100,000 REFUGEES TAKING PART IN THE DEMONSTRATION CAME TO BONN FROM ALL OVER WEST GERMANY.

    THE REFUGEES' GATHERING - AN ANNUAL ONE - HAD A FESTIVE AIR WITH FOLD DANCING BY GROUPS IN NATIONAL COSTUMES, AND COLOURFUL STANDARDS OF THE LOST EASTERN PROVINCES DECORATING THE MARKET PLACE. POSTERS IN OLD GOTHIC LETTERING SAID "SAVE OUR EAST GERMAN PEOPLE FROM DOOM."
    ONE OF THE SPEAKERS WAS THE PRESIDENT OF THE REFUGEES' ASSOCIATION, DR. WENZEL JAKSCH - SOF : "EINE WARSCHAUER ZEITUNG....IM PRIESTERKLEID."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9D8W504QDOD0Y0U2JI2O3NQ6D
    Media URN:
    VLVA9D8W504QDOD0Y0U2JI2O3NQ6D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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