• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING THE ABORTIVE REVOLT IN THE BRITISH NORTH BORNEO PROTECTORATE OF BRUNEI, BRITISH TROOPS THERE ARE NOW LARGELY ENGAGED ON GUARD AND PATROL DUTIES.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING THE ABORTIVE REVOLT IN THE BRITISH NORTH BORNEO PROTECTORATE OF BRUNEI, BRITISH TROOPS THERE ARE NOW LARGELY ENGAGED ON GUARD AND PATROL DUTIES.AT MIRI AND LUTONG IN NEIGHBOURING SARAWAK MEN OF THE GREEN JACKETS REGIMENT ARE GUARDING THE IMPORTANT OIL INSTALLATIONS AND AIRPORT.

    LAST WEEK THE BRITISH FORCES IN THE AREA WERE VISITED BY THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE FAR EAST LAND FORCES, GENERAL SIR NIGEL POETT.HE ALSO HAD TALKS WITH THE BRITISH RESIDENT IN THE SARAWAK'S FOURTH DIVISION, MR J.C.B.FISHER.

    ON THE DAY THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF PAID HIS VISIT, SUPPORTERS OF THE BRUNEI REBELS - THEY OPPOSE THE PLAN TO JOIN THE PROTECTORATE TO THE PROPOSED MALAYSIA FEDERATION - WERE MEETING SIR LESLIE FRY, THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR IN JAKARTA, CAPITAL OF INDONESIA.

    THE SUPPORTERS, CALLED THE "INDONESIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR SOLIDARITY FOR THE REVOLUTION OF THE PEOPLE OF NORTH BORNEO", PRESENTED A LETTER TO SIR LESLIE CALLING ON THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TO RECOGNISE THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REBELS LEADER, MR INCHI AZAHARI.THE DELEGATION LED BY COLONEL AMIR MURTONO AND ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL LATIF HENDRAINGRAT, CHAIRMAN OF THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMISSION, ASKED FOR THE RIGHT "FOR FULL INDEPENDENCE" OF THE PEOPLE OF NORTH BORNEO.THEY ADDED THEY WOULD BE OBLIGED TO FULFIL THE APPEAL OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF NORTH BORNEO, IF THEIR REQUESTS WERE NOT MET, AND THAT THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE WOULD NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE "INDONESIAN PEOPLE'S ANGER WITH THE REACTIONARY POLICY OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACDDNAMQ34RU1RS1D9CLTYNSM0
    Media URN:
    VLVACDDNAMQ34RU1RS1D9CLTYNSM0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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