• Short Summary

    NIGERIANS IN LONDON HAVE BEEN PROTESTING TODAY (JULY 7) AGAINST WHAT THEY ALLEGE ARE BRUTALITIES BY THE BREAKAWAY BIAFRANS IN EASTERN NIGERIA.

  • Description

    NIGERIANS IN LONDON HAVE BEEN PROTESTING TODAY (JULY 7) AGAINST WHAT THEY ALLEGE ARE BRUTALITIES BY THE BREAKAWAY BIAFRANS IN EASTERN NIGERIA. THEY ARE MEMBERS OF THE PRO-FEDERAL RIVERS TRIBE.

    THEY STARTED BY PERFORMING A SERIES OF NATIVE DANCES AND SONGS ON A STREET CORNER. THEN THEY MARCHED TO DOWNING STREET, HOME OF THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, HAROLD WILSON, TO HAND IN A PROTEST ASKING FOR HELP TO "CRUSH TYRANNY" IN BIAFRA. THEY CLAIM THE REBELS IN BIAFRA HAVE SET UP CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND ARE USING MONEY SENT TO FEED HUNGRY PEOPLE TO BUY ARMS.

    THEY ALSO HANDED IN A SIMILAR PROTEST AT THE HOUSE OF CARDINAL HEENAN, THE ARCHBISHOP OF WESTMINISTER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCCDK4LIY28EIJ045JFEN4N3
    Media URN:
    VLVABCCDK4LIY28EIJ045JFEN4N3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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