• Short Summary

    Several thousand members of New York's Chinese community demonstrated outside the United Nations building on Tuesday (21 September) supporting the People's Republic of China's proposed entry into the General Assembly and Security council of the U.

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    Several thousand members of New York's Chinese community demonstrated outside the United Nations building on Tuesday (21 September) supporting the People's Republic of China's proposed entry into the General Assembly and Security council of the U.N.

    Mr. Kenneth Mei, Vice-Chairman of the United States-China People's Friendship Association, had earlier told a press conference that demonstration would coincide with the opening of the 26th session of the United Nation General Assembly.

    SYNOPSIS: Several thousand people including members of New York's Chinese community demonstrated outside the United Nations building on Tuesday supporting the admission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations General Assembly.

    The demonstrators shouted slogans of the teachings of Chairman mao Tse-Tung and denounced Taiwan's seat in the General Assembly. It was the opening day of the United Nations 26th General Assembly, and several labour unions in New York sent contingents to support the demonstration.

    On Monday, Mr. Kenneth Mei, the Vice-Chairman of the United States--China People's Friendship Association, had told a press conference that the demonstration would be staged outside the United Nations skyscraper on the East River to coincide with the opening. Mr. Mei told newsmen that there were about 30,000 chinese in the Chinatown area of New York, and that 80 per cent of those were sympathetic towards the People's Republic of China.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9OTR52LLWTYAD0KQVQWXLQBJS
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OTR52LLWTYAD0KQVQWXLQBJS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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