• Short Summary

    STUDENT DEMONSTRATORS AND POLICE BATTLED IN THE STREETS OF TOKYO FOR MORE THAN TWO HOURS ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    STUDENT DEMONSTRATORS AND POLICE BATTLED IN THE STREETS OF TOKYO FOR MORE THAN TWO HOURS ON SATURDAY.ABOUT TWO-THOUSAND TOKYO UNIVERSITY STUDENT TURNED OUT FOR THE DEMONSTRATION IN PROTEST AGAINST THE PLANS FOR THE VISIT OF AMERICAN ATOMIC SUBMARINES TO JAPAN.

    THE POLICE MOVED IN WHEN THE DEMONSTRATORS BROKE OUT OF THE AREA ALLOWED FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS.ABOUT 1500 POLICE...SOME WEARING STEEL HELMETS...FINALLY MANAGED TO BREAK UP THE DEMONSTRATION.FOUR STUDENTS WERE INJURED IN THE AFFRAY.SO WERE 12 POLICEMEN.

    THE DEMONSTRATION BEGAN PEACEFULLY ENOUGH - WITH THE STUDENTS DOING A SNAKE DANCE.THE DEMONSTRATION WAS STAGED ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE STUDENT RIOTS IN 1960 WHEN PARLIAMENT APPROVED THE SECURITY TREATY WITH AMERICA.

    THEY HAD PLANNED TO MARCH ON THE DIET (PARLIAMENT) BUT THIS WAS BANNED BY THE POLICE.THE SAME NIGHT, THE STUDENTS DEMONSTRATED AGAIN IN TOKYO AND THERE WERE OTHER DEMONSTRATIONS OUTSIDE THE AMERICAN NAVAL BASE AT YOKOSUKA NEXT DAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9IOXZ4VCLXE7F9QDFRIXCUYNG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9IOXZ4VCLXE7F9QDFRIXCUYNG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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