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    CALLS FOR ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN RHODESIA'S CAPITAL, SALISBURY, DURING THE VISIT OF BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER, MR.

  • Description

    CALLS FOR ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN RHODESIA'S CAPITAL, SALISBURY, DURING THE VISIT OF BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER, MR. HAROLD WILSON, HAVE LED TO INCREASED SECURITY PRECAUTIONS THERE. POLICE PATROLS ARE WATCHING THE SHOPPING CENTRES AND MARKET PLACES IN SALISBURY - AND IN SEVERAL NEIGHBOURING TOWNS. SOME AFRICANS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED CARRYING BANNERS CALLING FOR DEMONSTRATIONS. POLICE SAY THEIR CONDUCT WAS CONSIDERED PREJUDICIAL TO THE MAINTENANCE OF LAW AND ORDER.

    A POLICE SPOKESMAN IN SALISBURY SAID THAT PATROLS WERE BEING STEPPED UP IN AFRICAN TOWNSHIPS BECAUSE OF EVIDENCE THAT AGITATORS WERE TRYING TO PERSUADE AFRICANS TO GO INTO THE STREETS TO DEMONSTRATE AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT DURING MR. WILSON'S VISIT.

    FOR MOST RHODESIANS LIFE WENT ON NORMALLY AS THE WEEKEND APPROACHED. BEHIND THE SCENES PREPARATIONS FOR MR. WILSON'S ARRIVAL WENT ON. THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER IS DUE IN SALISBURY ON MONDAY EVENING FOR LAST-MINUTE TALKS WITH THE RHODESIAN PRIME MINISTER, MR. IAN SMITH ON THE ISSUE OF INDEPENDENCE FOR THE COUNTRY - A BRITISH COLONY THAT IS THE HOME OF FOUR MILLION AFRICANS AND 220,000 EUROPEANS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABCU7SWJ7WQ0D4P9AC6KQGXTK9
    Media URN:
    VLVABCU7SWJ7WQ0D4P9AC6KQGXTK9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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