• Short Summary

    THE ANTI-APARTHEID LEADER, MR JACK HODGSON AND HIS WIFE WHO FLED SOUTH AFRICA AFTER BEING PLACED UNDER HOUSE ARREST, REACHED TANGANYIKA ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    THE ANTI-APARTHEID LEADER, MR JACK HODGSON AND HIS WIFE WHO FLED SOUTH AFRICA AFTER BEING PLACED UNDER HOUSE ARREST, REACHED TANGANYIKA ON SUNDAY.YESTERDAY (MONDAY) THEY REACHED DAR ES SALAAM, ON THEIR WAY TO LONDON.

    THE COUPLE WERE REFUSED PERMISSION TO STAY IN BECHUANALAND WHEN THEY WOULD NOT GIVE AN UNDERTAKING TO STAY OUT OF POLITICS.THEY ARRIVED IN BECHUANALAND FIVE MONTHS AGO CARRYING BRITISH PASSPORTS.THE COST OF THEIR FLIGHT BY CHARTERED AND SCHEDULED AIRCRAFT TO LONDON IS BEING BORNE BY THE BECHUANALAND ADMINISTRATION.

    ON ARRIVING AT MBEYA, IN SOUTHERN TANGAYIKA, MR HODGSON TOLD NEWSMEN: "WHAT'S HAPPENED TO US (IN BECHUANALAND) IS GOING TO HAPPEN TO OTHERS.BRITAIN CANNOT MAINTAIN HER POSITION OF LEAVING THE HIGH COMMISSION TERRITORIES AS OUTPOSTS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN EMPIRE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB10H2KSYXXHCM5CXASY9138FC
    Media URN:
    VLVAB10H2KSYXXHCM5CXASY9138FC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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