• Short Summary

    In Turkey the new education term has started and students have been returning to universities and colleges in Istanbul that have been closed since mass demonstrations last month.

  • Description

    In Turkey the new education term has started and students have been returning to universities and colleges in Istanbul that have been closed since mass demonstrations last month. The demonstrations had protested against the increasing number of terrorist attacks in Turkey during the past year.

    SYNOPSIS: On Wednesday (15 November) as students started returning to the Istanbul University all was quiet. University and Police authorities had been expecting the beginning of a new wave of demonstrations. Just last month large contingents of armed troops and police turned out for a mass demonstrations at the funeral of a university professor who was gunned down as he left his home. Soldiers were on duty to keep a watchful eye on the university grounds.

    Students were faced with strict security checks as they entered the Istanbul University. More than 500 people have been killed so far this year in the terrorist attacks whose victims have ranged from the left and right-wing extremists to professors and policemen.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB2MOJUNZCWBJ3D3YIA6YE5WDD
    Media URN:
    VLVAB2MOJUNZCWBJ3D3YIA6YE5WDD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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