• Short Summary

    THE TRIAL BEGAN IN TUNIS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) OF 26 PEOPLE ACCUSED OF A PLOT TO KILL PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA.

  • Description

    THE TRIAL BEGAN IN TUNIS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) OF 26 PEOPLE ACCUSED OF A PLOT TO KILL PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA.THE DEFENDANTS - WHO INCLUDE AN OFFICER OF THE PRESIDENT'S PERSONAL GUARD AND A TANK MAJOR - ARE CHARGED WITH TREASON AND ATTACKING STATE SECURITY.

    ONE OF THE ACCUSED IS BEING TRIED IN HIS ABSENCE.ALL FACE THE DEATH SENTENCE IF FOUND GUILTY.ABOUT 100 PEOPLE CROWDED THE PUBLIC PART OF THE HEARING, HELD IN A BARRACKS ROOM IN A SUBURB OF THE CITY.TWO TABLES WERE PILED WITH EXHIBITS, INCLUDING TOMMY-GUNS AND CARBINES.

    THE TRIAL - EXPECTED TO LAST ABOUT A WEEK - HAD BEEN DUE TO OPEN LAST MONDAY.BUT THE COURT ADJOURNED AFTER THE PROSECUTOR ANNOUNCED FURTHER ARRESTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABT5O6NR3766QIQJ6AFAQ4E2EJ
    Media URN:
    VLVABT5O6NR3766QIQJ6AFAQ4E2EJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1963
    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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