• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF DEMONSTRATORS STAGED A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE THE DANISH MINISTRY OF JUSTICE IN COPENHAGEN TODAY IN SUPPORT OF TWO AMERICAN DESERTERS, SEEKING ASYLUM IN DENMARK.

  • Description

    HUNDREDS OF DEMONSTRATORS STAGED A PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE THE DANISH MINISTRY OF JUSTICE IN COPENHAGEN TODAY IN SUPPORT OF TWO AMERICAN DESERTERS, SEEKING ASYLUM IN DENMARK. THE TWO MEN, 19 YEAR OLD TED PRICE AND REGINALD ALDERTON, 22, HAVE TOLD AUTHORITIES THEY DESERTED FROM THE UNITED STATES FORCES IN WEST GERMANY BECAUSE THEY DID NOT WANT TO FIGHT IN VIETNAM.

    THE TWO YOUNG MEN ARE BEING SUPPORTED IN THEIR APPLICATION FOR POLITICAL ASYLUM BY UNITED STATES LAWYER, MARK LANE......AN OUTSPOKEN CRITIC OF THE WARREN REPORT ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY.

    DANISH POLICE ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE RECOMMENDED TO JUSTICE MINISTER, KNUD THESTRUP, THAT HE REFUSE THE REQUESTS FOR ASYLUM.

    TODAY'S DEMONSTRATORS, FROM MORE THAN A DOZEN ORGANISATIONS, CALLED ON THE JUSTICE MINISTER TO AFFORD THE AMERICAN DESERTERS THE SAME ASYLUM FACILITIES EXTENDED TO POLITICAL REFUGEES FROM OTHER COUNTRIES.

    LANE, WHO HAS A DANISH WIFE AND DANISH-BORN CHILDREN ADDRESSED THE DEMONSTRATORS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABTA83F25XTHXK8DXOQT3U4M76
    Media URN:
    VLVABTA83F25XTHXK8DXOQT3U4M76
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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