• Short Summary

    TWO SWAZILAND NATIONALISTS STAGED A LIE-DOWN PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN THE DOORWAY OF LONDON'S MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TODAY (19 FEBRUARY) AS DELEGATES ARRIVED FOR THE SWAZILAND INDEPENDENCE CONFERENCE.

  • Description

    TWO SWAZILAND NATIONALISTS STAGED A LIE-DOWN PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN THE DOORWAY OF LONDON'S MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TODAY (19 FEBRUARY) AS DELEGATES ARRIVED FOR THE SWAZILAND INDEPENDENCE CONFERENCE. THE CONFERENCE, BETWEEN BRITISH MINISTERS, AND A DELEGATION FROM SWAZILAND LED BY THE PRIME MINISTER PRINCE MAKHOSINI DLAMINI, IS DRAFTING A NEW CONSTITUTION FOR THE INDEPENDENCE NEXT SEPTEMBER.

    CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES LIKELY TO ARISE IN THE CONFERENCE CONCERN FUTURE CONTROL OF MINERAL RIGHTS AND A SWAZI CLAIM FOR 'MANY MILLIONS' OF STERLING IN COMPENSATION FOR LAND SOLD MOSTLY TO SOUTH AFRICANS DURING BRITAIN'S 70 YEARS OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE COUNTRY.

    IN THEIR OPENING SPEECHES, THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY, MR. THOMSON AND PRINCE DLAMINI HAD THE FOLLOWING TO SAY:

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHIBJYYVM5OIEQM25HAXID1WY
    Media URN:
    VLVABHIBJYYVM5OIEQM25HAXID1WY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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