• Short Summary

    ON JANUARY 24TH, SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE "BARRICADES" INSURRECTION IN ALGIERS, THE SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION (OAS) EXPLODED TEN PLASTIC BOMBS IN PARIS TO MARK THE OCCASION.

  • Description

    ON JANUARY 24TH, SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE "BARRICADES" INSURRECTION IN ALGIERS, THE SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION (OAS) EXPLODED TEN PLASTIC BOMBS IN PARIS TO MARK THE OCCASION.

    FOUR OF THE BOMBS WERE SET OFF IN OR NEAR THE HOMES OF JOURNALISTS WHO HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO ATTACK THE OAS OR ITS VIOLENT METHODS.AMONG THE VICTIMS WAS THE EDITOR OF "FIGARO LITTERAIRE", M.MICHEL DROIT, WHOSE HOME IN RUE LAURISTON WAS WRECKED.BOMBS ALSO SMASHED THE HOMES OF A LEADING SOCIALIST, A CONSERVATIVE SENATOR AND AN ARMY LIEUTENANT WHO SHOT DEAD AN OAS YOUTH IN BONE RECENTLY.

    SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE ATTACKS PRESIDENT DE GAULLE ORDERED A NEW CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE OAS IN FRANCE.IT WILL BE ABSOLUTELY FORBIDDEN TO REPRODUCE THE CONTENTS OF ANY COMMUNIQUE, PAMPHLET OR PRIVATE BROADCAST OF THE OAS.ANY NEWSPAPER DOING SO WILL BE IMMEDIATELY CONFISCATED.THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS IS ALSO KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN DISCUSSING STRONG NEW ANTI-OAS MEASURES, BUT THEY WILL NOT BE RELEASED FOR A FEW DAYS.

    AT THE SAME TIME THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED THAT IT HAD TAKEN MEASURES TO INDEMNIFY THE VICTIMS OF OAS BOMB ATTACKS IN FUTURE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC1J7XFCS4V6XORZY9CDMT02ZS
    Media URN:
    VLVAC1J7XFCS4V6XORZY9CDMT02ZS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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