• Short Summary

    ON DEC 10 - THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER - ABOUT 2,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED A MEETING IN BRUSSELS, ORGANISED BY THE KATANGA FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY.

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    ON DEC 10 - THE 13TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER - ABOUT 2,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED A MEETING IN BRUSSELS, ORGANISED BY THE KATANGA FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY.

    CROWDS LISTENED TO SPEECHES DENOUNCING UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARDS KATANGA, AND A PROCESSION PARADED IN RAIN THROUGH THE STREETS, CARRYING BANNERS READING "UN - MURDERERS", "KENNEDY TO THE GALLOWS" AND "DON'T FORGET BUDAPEST".

    LATER, A GROUP OF DEMONSTRATORS TRIED TO STORM THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY. STEEL-HELMETED POLICE MADE REPEATED BATON CHARGES, AS THE CROWD THREW THUNDERFLASHES AT THE EMBASSY AND HURLED STICKS AT THE GUARDIANS OF THE LAW. REPORTS SAY SIX PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED AND SEVERAL DEMONSTRATORS HURT IN THE FRAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAYXW71EDT8Y8RPQKU0M4EWOOF
    Media URN:
    VLVAAYXW71EDT8Y8RPQKU0M4EWOOF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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