• Short Summary

    NO INCIDENTS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE PROTECTORATE'S GENERAL ELECTION.POLLING?

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN ROUND PEOPLE WAITING TO VOTE.
    0.12

    2.
    MV PEOPLE SHOWING THEIR VOTING CARDS AT ENTRANCE.
    0.21

    3.
    SV PEOPLE FORM UP READY TO VOTE.
    0.29

    4.
    GV SLOW PAN ALONG LINE OF PEOPLE WAITING TO VOTE.
    0.39

    5.
    GV CROWDS.
    0.46

    6.
    GV PEOPLE ARRIVING BY BUS.
    0.54

    7.
    MV OLD MAN BEING CARRIED IN TO VOTE.
    1.10

    8.
    GV PAN DOWN PALM TREES TO LINE OF PEOPLE STILL WAITING TO VOTE.
    1.25



    Initials AK/S/CR/BB


    EDITORS: PRODUCTION NUMBER 5317/63 "ZANZIBAR VOTES -- UK TROOPS STAND BY": 13 JULY 1963 ALSO REFERS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: NO INCIDENTS WERE REPORTED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) ON THE FINAL DAY OF THE PROTECTORATE'S GENERAL ELECTION.POLLING TOOK PLACE IN THE NORTHERN HALF OF ZANZIBAR ISLAND UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYES OF BRITISH TO BE ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY AFTERNOON.

    MEN AND - FOR THE FIRST TIME - WOMEN LINED UP SEPARATELY IN LONG QUEUES AT ALL POLLING STATIONS FROM DAWN.AFTER SHOWING THEIR CARDS TO THE RECEIVING OFFICERS, EACH VOTER'S HAND WAS DABBED WITH INDELIBLE INK TO PREVENT ANY ATTEMPT TO VOTE TWICE.

    FIVE HUNDRED BRITISH SOLDIERS WERE BROUGHT IN SPECIALLY FOR THE ELECTION RIOTS TWO YEARS AGO 68 PEOPLE WERE KILLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACC3ZQ5I25MD1ORPWFZEAT1DL5
    Media URN:
    VLVACC3ZQ5I25MD1ORPWFZEAT1DL5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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