• Short Summary

    TWENTY POLITICAL DETAINEES WERE RELEASED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FROM AL MANSURA PRISON.

    THE LIBERATION OF THE DETAINEES?

  • Description

    TWENTY POLITICAL DETAINEES WERE RELEASED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FROM AL MANSURA PRISON.

    THE LIBERATION OF THE DETAINEES IS PART OF A GENERAL MOVE TO RELEASE ALL POLITICAL DETAINEES AT THE AL MANSURA DETENTION CENTRE.

    BY OCTOBER, 90 DETAINEES WILL HAVE BEEN RELEASED OR TRANSFERRED FROM AL MANSURA.

    TROOPS OF THE LANCANSHIRE REGIMENT STOOD GUARD OUTSIDE THE PRISON AS THE DETAINEES WERE RELEASED. SOME OF THE PRISONERS HAD BEEN IN DETENTION FOR SEVERAL WEEKS.

    THE DETAINEES WERE MET OUTSIDE THE PRISON BY RELATIVES AND FRIENDS, AND THE REUNIONS WERE MARKED BY EMOTIONAL SCENES. THE MEN HAD BEEN IN PRISON FOR A NUMBER OF SUSPECTED OFFENCES AGAINST THE SECURITY OF ADEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAB0A8W4NRF3OS6F1K0BU3QK43
    Media URN:
    VLVAAB0A8W4NRF3OS6F1K0BU3QK43
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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