• Short Summary

    A RALLY WAS HELD IN HIROSHIMA ON TUESDAY SHORTLY AFTER ABOUT 30,000 PEOPLE HAD ATTENDED A SPECIAL SERVICE IN THE CITY'S PEACE PARK IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE ATOMIC BOMB WHICH DESTROYED HIROSHIMA 18 YEARS AGO.

  • Description

    A RALLY WAS HELD IN HIROSHIMA ON TUESDAY SHORTLY AFTER ABOUT 30,000 PEOPLE HAD ATTENDED A SPECIAL SERVICE IN THE CITY'S PEACE PARK IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE ATOMIC BOMB WHICH DESTROYED HIROSHIMA 18 YEARS AGO.

    THE CITY IS PLAYING HOST TO DELEGATES ATTENDING THE 9TH WORLD CONFERENCE AGAINST ATOM AND HYDROGEN BOMBS.ON MONDAY THE JAPANESE SOCIALISTS WALKED OUT OF THE CONFERENCE IN PROTEST AGAINST A COMMUNIST REFUSAL TO DENOUNCE ALL COUNTRIES FOR DEVELOPING AND TESTING NUCLEAR WEAPONS.THEN THE RUSSIANS WALKED OUT WHEN THE CHINESE DENOUNCED THE TEST BAN TREATY AS A "BIG FRAUD".

    AFTER THE SERVICE IN THE PEACE PARK ABOUT 100 STUDENTS, DESCRIBED AS MEMBERS OF AN EXTREME LEFT-WING ORGANISATION, TRIED TO BREAK UP THE RALLY.ELEVEN WERE ARRESTED.ONE POLICEMAN WAS REPORTED INJURED IN A CLASH WITH THE DEMONSTRATORS.

    THERE WERE CLASHES IN THE EVENING WHEN THE CONFERENCE REASSEMBLED IN THE PEACE HALL.THE SESSION SOON DEVELOPED INTO A TUSSLE BETWEEN THE RIVAL FACTIONS AND POLICE HAD TO BE CALLED TO RESTORE ORDER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABMP6ZU53OI8IJGRXAKQWFB3RQ
    Media URN:
    VLVABMP6ZU53OI8IJGRXAKQWFB3RQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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