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    DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR MARKED UN HUMAN RIGHTS DAY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY). IN WEST BERLIN,?

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    DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE VIETNAM WAR MARKED UN HUMAN RIGHTS DAY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY). IN WEST BERLIN, POLICE ARRESTED 60 OF 1,000 STUDENT DEMONSTRATORS IN THE CROWDED KURFUERSTENDAMN SHOPPING DISTRICT.

    THE POLICE CONFISCATED MORE THAN 150 POSTERS READING "JOHNSON MURDERER." THEY ALSO STOPPED DEMONSTRATORS FROM BURNING A CHRISTMAS TREE, DECORATED WITH AN AMERICAN FLAG. BUT THE DEMONSTRATORS DID MANAGED TO SET FIRE TO A CARBOARD HEAD OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT.

    IN PARIS, SOME 3,000 DEMONSTRATORS WITH BANNERS READING "US ASSASSINS" STAGED A PROTEST MARCH. A SIMILAR NUMBER OF PEOPLE TOOK PART IN A TORCH-LIGHT PROCESSION IN OSLO. JEERING ONLOOKERS THREW SMOKE BOMBS AT THEM. IN LONDON, 200 DEMONSTRATORS CIRCLED TRAFALGAR SQUARE WITH ANTI-WAR PLACARDS AND STAGED A PRAYER VIGIL FOR AN HOUR.

    AT THE UNITED NATIONS, DELEGATES FROM 122 COUNTRIES MARKED HUMAN RIGHTS DAY AT A CONCERT IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HALL. THE AMERICAN ACTOR GREGORY PECK READ TO THEM THE HUMAN RIGHTS DECLARATION WRITTEN 18 YEARS AGO. AND IN A MESSAGE, SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT SAID: "PEACE AND RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS GO HAND IN HAND."

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC00XKTBB7IXILGAB8YO96NGP9
    Media URN:
    VLVAC00XKTBB7IXILGAB8YO96NGP9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1966
    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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