• Short Summary

    STUDENTS BATTLED RIOT POLICE IN HAND-TO-HAND FIGHTING IN TOKYO ON FRIDAY, AFTER ERECTING A BARRICADE OF DESKS AND CHAIRS IN THE STYLE OF THE FRENCH STUDENT REVOLT.

  • Description

    STUDENTS BATTLED RIOT POLICE IN HAND-TO-HAND FIGHTING IN TOKYO ON FRIDAY, AFTER ERECTING A BARRICADE OF DESKS AND CHAIRS IN THE STYLE OF THE FRENCH STUDENT REVOLT. THE STUDENTS ERECTED THEIR BARRICADES IN A STREET NEAR A MAJOR RAILWAY STATION.

    THE STUDENTS WERE PROTESTING AGAINST THE UNITED STATES-JAPAN SECURITY TREATY. OF THE 1,000 TAKING PART, AT LEAST 19 WERE REPORTED INJURED IN THE CLASHES AND 34 WERE ARRESTED.

    SHOUTING "LET'S FOLLOW THE FRENCH STUDENTS' EXAMPLE", THE JAPANESE YOUTHS TEMPORARILY HELD UP RUSH-HOUR TRAFFIC WITH THEIR BARRICADE, BUT BEFORE THEY COULD FULLY ENTRENCH THEMSELVES THE POLICE CHARGED.

    THE STUDENTS RESISTED BY THROWING STONES AND SWINGING POLES, BUT THE POLICE EASILY BROKE THROUGH AND DISPERSED THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC9QRTNJQ32K9PZ6X3GVP0CO27
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9QRTNJQ32K9PZ6X3GVP0CO27
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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