• Short Summary

    IN DJAKARTA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) A CROWD OF ABOUT 1000 YOUTHS FROM LEFT-WING ORGANISATIONS STAGED A ROWDY DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE BANNED MURBA PARTY AND THE UNITED STATES.

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    IN DJAKARTA YESTERDAY (MONDAY) A CROWD OF ABOUT 1000 YOUTHS FROM LEFT-WING ORGANISATIONS STAGED A ROWDY DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE BANNED MURBA PARTY AND THE UNITED STATES. AFTER MARCHING THROUGH THE CITY'S STREET THEY ENTERED THE NATIONAL FRONT PARK WHERE THEY BURNED MURBA PARTY SIGNS AND PERFORMED A DANCE AROUND THE PYRE.

    THE MURBA PARTY WAS BANNED IN INDONESIA ABOUT SIX MONTHS AGO BY PRESIDENT SUKARNO, BUT ITS MEMBERS ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN ACTIVE SINCE THEN IN THE B.P.S. - THE BODY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SUKARNOISM - WHICH CAME UNDER ATTACK FROM THE INDONESIAN PRESIDENT TWO WEEKS AGO.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS COLLECTED ALL THE NAME PLATES AND PARTY SIGNS THEY COULD FIND AND HEADED FOR THE NATIONAL FRONT PARK - SHOUTING ANTI-MURBA AND ANTI-AMERICAN SLOGANS. AT THE TIME IT WAS BANNED, THE MURBA - A PRO-MOSCOW, PRO-MARXIST ORGANISATION - WAS BRANDED A PUPPET OF THE AMERICAN CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY BY THE INDONESIAN COMMUNIST PARTY.

    (LATER, A GROUP OF YOUNG INDONESIANS MARCHED ON THE AMERICAN EMBASSY,WHERE THEY CHANTED 'CRUSH AMERICA' LOUDLY FOR ALMOST AN HOUR. THERE WERE NO INCIDENTS, AND THE CROWD DISPERSED AFTER PRESENTING A PETITION ACCUSING AMERICA OF INTERFERENCE IN KASHMIR, DOMINICA, SOUTH VIETNAM, JAPAN AND LAOS AND OF OPPRESSING NEGROES IN THE UNITED STATES.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9IVODUK0ZBDD3T0R48KJ43BM9
    Media URN:
    VLVA9IVODUK0ZBDD3T0R48KJ43BM9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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