• Short Summary

    HUGE DEMONSTRATIONS MARKED THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY OF ANTI-COLONIALISM HELD IN ALGERIA YESTERDAY (MONDAY). THE?

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    HUGE DEMONSTRATIONS MARKED THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY OF ANTI-COLONIALISM HELD IN ALGERIA YESTERDAY (MONDAY). THE OCCASION WAS ALSO ORGANISED TO PROTEST AGAINST NEO-COLONIALISM AND IMPERIALISM.

    DEMONSTRATIONS WERE ATTENDED BY DELEGATIONS FROM MANY OVERSEAS COUNTRIES. THE MAJORITY OF THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE AGAINST THE UNITED STATES' ROLE IN THE SOUTH VIETNAM CONFLICT.

    TO MARK THE OCCASION STREETS IN ALGIERS AND OTHER PRINCIPAL CITIES OF ALGERIA WERE RENAMED. ONE OF THE BEST-KNOWN STREET OF ALGIERS, L'AVENUE DE MAUBEUGE, IS NOW CALLED L'AVENUE NGUYEN VAN TROI, AFTER ONE OF THE LEADERS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT.

    AMONG THE ORGANISATIONS REPRESENTED AT THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT; THE YOUTH GROUP OF THE ALGERIAN NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT; THE MOZAMBIQUE AFRICAN FRONT; AND THE FRONT FOR THE LIBERATION OF SOUTH YEMEN - FLOSY - ONE OF THE ORGANISATIONS AGITATING AGAINST THE BRITISH IN ADEN. REPRESENTATIVES OF THESE ORGANISATIONS HELD A CONFERENCE IN ALGIERS.

    DURING THE DEMONSTRATIONS IN ALGIERS MARCHERS, CARRYING EFFIGIES OF PRESIDENT JOHNSON AND AN AMERICAN FLAG, CHANTED SLOGANS URGING AMERICA TO WITHDRAW ITS FORCES FROM SOUTH VIETNAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAATI7MVQ73U273UA2SGKGCV6AC
    Media URN:
    VLVAATI7MVQ73U273UA2SGKGCV6AC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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