• Short Summary

    NEWSMEN IN THE CONGO WERE ALLOWED APRIL 19-20 TO VISIT MR.ANTOINE GIZENGA, THE FORMER DEPUTY?

  • Description

    NEWSMEN IN THE CONGO WERE ALLOWED APRIL 19-20 TO VISIT MR.ANTOINE GIZENGA, THE FORMER DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGOLESE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT AND STANLEYVILLE LEADER ARRESTED AND ACCUSED OF SECESSIONIST ACTIVITIES, NOW LIVING IN A GUARDED RESIDENCE ON THE ISLE OF MBULA-BEMBA IN THE CONGO RIVER ESTUARY.

    DESPITE REPORTS OF HIS ILL-TREATMENT AND EVEN OF HIS DEATH, THEY FOUND HIM LOOKING FIT. HE SAID HE WAS WELL TREATED. MR. GIZENGA STROKED HIS NEW BEARD OFTEN - RAZOR BLADES WERE FORBIDDEN TO HIM. BUT AFTER A TALK WITH THE POLICE CHIEF OF LEOPOLDVILLE, MR. MOTOBA, HE WAS PROMISED A SUPPLY.

    DURING THE INTERVIEW, WITH MR. MOTOBA AT HIS SIDE, MR. GIZENGA PROTESTED ABOUT HIS DETENTION ON THE ISLAND AFTER ASSURANCES GIVEN THAT HE WOULD BE PLACED UNDER HOUSE GUARD AT BINZA, A LEOPOLDVILLE SUBURB. HE ALSO EWARNED: THE WHEEL FINALLY HAVE TO PAY FOR THEIR ACTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC0VT6U8PB203J2NI59AH4X5GY
    Media URN:
    VLVAC0VT6U8PB203J2NI59AH4X5GY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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