• Short Summary

    An organised protest demonstration held at Mons, in the Belgian mining province of Hainaut, Oct 1, was directed against the Belgian Government's Congo policy.

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    An organised protest demonstration held at Mons, in the Belgian mining province of Hainaut, Oct 1, was directed against the Belgian Government's Congo policy.

    Leading the protest, M. Lallement - Mayor of Hyon, a small town near Mons - held the Government responsible for chaotic conditions in the new Congo Republic. Praising the conduct of Belgium military forces in the Congo, M.Lallement asked the Cabinet to resign. He ended his speech with a general invitation for a mass rally to be held Oct 12 at the Sports Palace in Brussels.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIFGTLLGNK0B1A10KYIXFYA12
    Media URN:
    VLVACIFGTLLGNK0B1A10KYIXFYA12
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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