• Short Summary

    The United Nations Secretary-General, U. Thant, yesterday (Friday) condemned the South African policy of apartheid?

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    The United Nations Secretary-General, U. Thant, yesterday (Friday) condemned the South African policy of apartheid in a speech to the United Nations Apartheid Committee.

    His comments came on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which was held a day earlier than usual this year, and commemorates the incident at Sharpeville in South Africa on March 21 1960 when Africans protesting against racial laws were shot and killed by the police.

    Another speaker at the committee meeting was Mr. A Farah, a Somali delegate, who called for the continuation of United Nations sanctions against South Africa.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACD0SJENEKB0365Q41PPB4G4RH
    Media URN:
    VLVACD0SJENEKB0365Q41PPB4G4RH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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