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    THOUSANDS OF INDONESIAN STUDENTS ARE TAKING PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS DEMANDING THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO BE INVESTIGATED AND BROUGHT TO TRIAL.

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    THOUSANDS OF INDONESIAN STUDENTS ARE TAKING PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS DEMANDING THAT PRESIDENT SUKARNO BE INVESTIGATED AND BROUGHT TO TRIAL. MARCHING THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE CAPITAL, DJAKARTA, TODAY (MONDAY) AN ESTIMATED 90,000 PEOPLE PRESENTED THE INDONESIAN PARLIAMENT WITH A PETITION DEMANDING SUKARNO'S REMOVAL FROM OFFICE. ON SATURDAY, TEN THOUSAND STUDENTS MARCHED WITH BANNERS CALLING FOR SUKARNO TO BE BROUGHT TO TRIAL AND OTHERS READING "SUKARNO GESTAPO".

    OPPONENTS OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO CLAIM HE WAS INVOLVED IN THE ATTEMPTED COMMUNIST COUP IN INDONESIA IN 1965, AND HAVE BEEN CALLING FOR AN EXPLANATION FROM HIM OF HIS ACTIVITIES DURING THAT TIME.

    TODAY, RUMOURS SWEPT DJAKARTA THAT SUKARNO HAD BEEN ARRESTED, BUT THESE WERE DENIED BY THE DJAKARTA MILITARY GARRISON. OTHER REPORTS SAID THAT ALL TELEPHONE LINES TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN THE CITY HAD BEEN CUT.

    TODAY'S DEMONSTRATIONS WERE THE BIGGEST EVER SEEN IN INDONESIA. THE NUMBERS ENGAGED ARE PUT AT 90,000 MOSTLY STUDENTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF INDONESIA AND OTHER COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS IN DJAKARTA. THEY HOWLED INSULTS AT THE PRESIDENT AND SANG POPULAR SONGS TO THEIR OWN WORDS INSULTING THE PRESIDENT'S FOUR WIVES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB6UIXA6AO3AG20V15TXB2I44G
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6UIXA6AO3AG20V15TXB2I44G
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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