• Short Summary

    IN DJAKARTA ON MONDAY, THOUSANDS OF SCREAMING ANTI-MALAYSIA INDONESIANS HURLED STONES AND EGGS AT THE BRITISH AND MALAYSIAN EMBASSIES IN PROTEST AGAINST MALAYSIA AND A UN REPORT SAYING THE PEOPLE OF SARAWAK AND NORTH BORNEO FAVOUR IT.

  • Description

    IN DJAKARTA ON MONDAY, THOUSANDS OF SCREAMING ANTI-MALAYSIA INDONESIANS HURLED STONES AND EGGS AT THE BRITISH AND MALAYSIAN EMBASSIES IN PROTEST AGAINST MALAYSIA AND A UN REPORT SAYING THE PEOPLE OF SARAWAK AND NORTH BORNEO FAVOUR IT.

    AFTER STONING THE MALAYSIAN EMBASSY, THE DEMONSTRATORS MOVED TO THE BRITISH EMBASSY AND IN A SERIES OF ASSAULTS SMASHED ALMOST EVERY WINDOW IN THE BUILDING.PARTS OF THE EMBASSY FENCE WERE RIPPED OUT AND SEVERAL DEMONSTRATORS PULLED DOWN THE UNION JACK AND DESTROYED IT.

    AS HEAVY ROCKS RAINED AROUND HIM, COLONEL BAIG, A BRITISH MILITARY ATTACHES, STROLLED ROUND IN FULL VIEW OF THE CROWD AND SPOKE WITH ITS LEADER DESPITE POLICE EFFORTS TO PULL HIM UNDER COVER.

    THE CAR OF THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR, MR ANDREW GILCHRIST, WAS WRECKED AND SET ALIGHT.

    ON WEDNESDAY CAME NEWS FROM DJAKARTA THAT THE EMBASSY STAFF WERE EVACUATED TO POLICE HEADQUARTERS FOR PROTECTION.

    SCREAMING MOB THEN RANSACKED AND BURNT DOWN THE BUILDING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCWV5WA6LD8F55TBT5216UUGZ
    Media URN:
    VLVACCWV5WA6LD8F55TBT5216UUGZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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