• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 30 PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED WHEN MORE THAN A THOUSAND STUDENTS CLASHED WITH POLICE IN A WILD DEMONSTRATION NEAR KOREA UNIVERSITY, A LEADING PRIVATE SCHOOL IN SEOUL ON MONDAY (JUNE 30).

  • Description

    MORE THAN 30 PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED WHEN MORE THAN A THOUSAND STUDENTS CLASHED WITH POLICE IN A WILD DEMONSTRATION NEAR KOREA UNIVERSITY, A LEADING PRIVATE SCHOOL IN SEOUL ON MONDAY (JUNE 30). A FORCE OF 400 HELMETED AND GASMASKED RIOT POLICE WERE CALLED IN TO DEAL WITH THE DEMONSTRATORS.

    THE DEMONSTRATION WAS ONE OF A SERIES STAGED IN THE SOUTH KOREAN CAPITAL DURING THE LAST FIVE DAYS IN PROTEST AGAINST A GOVERNMENT PLAN TO ALLOW PRESIDENT CHUNG-HEE PARK TO STAND FOR A THIRD TERM.

    A NUMBER OF STUDENTS WERE INJURED AS THE POLICE MOVED IN TO DISPERSE THE CROWDS. THE STUDENTS HURLED STONES AT THE POLICE, WHO RETALIATED WITH TEARGAS SHELLS.

    IN THE SOUTHEASTERN AREA OF THE CITY ABOUT 600 STUDENTS STAGED A PARALLEL DEMONSTRATION WHICH WAS ALSO BROKEN UP BY POLICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAALTEJ46HL5WIXYRI2KASI6C3W
    Media URN:
    VLVAALTEJ46HL5WIXYRI2KASI6C3W
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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