• Short Summary

    FILM JUST RECEIVED FROM DAMASCUS SHOWS DRAMATIC STREET SCENES IN THE CAPITAL ON SEPT. 28 - THE DAY THAT SYRIAN TROOPS ROSE IN REVOLT AGAINST THE "TYRANNY AND CORRUPTION" OF PRESIDENT NASSER'S UNITED ARAB GOVERNMENT IN CAIRO.

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    FILM JUST RECEIVED FROM DAMASCUS SHOWS DRAMATIC STREET SCENES IN THE CAPITAL ON SEPT. 28 - THE DAY THAT SYRIAN TROOPS ROSE IN REVOLT AGAINST THE "TYRANNY AND CORRUPTION" OF PRESIDENT NASSER'S UNITED ARAB GOVERNMENT IN CAIRO.

    AGAINST A BACKGROUND OF FERVENT RENUNCIATION OF THE NASSER REGIME, THE SHOUTING AND THE TEARING DOWN OF THE UAR FLAG, A GROUP OF STUDENTS RE SEEN WAVING PICTURES OF PRESIDENT NASSER AND PROCLAIMING THEIR SUPPORT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    ON OCT 4, TWO LEADERS OF THE SYRIAN REVOLT AGAINST PRESIDENT NASSER - HOW REFUSED TO GIVE THEIR NAMES - SAID THAT CAUSALITIES DID NOT EXCEED 100, OF WHICH 20 TO 25 WERE KILLED. THIS WAS A FAR HIGHER NUMBER THAN THE SYRIAN PRIME MINISTER, DR KUZBARI, GAVE AT A PRESS CONFERENCE OCT 2.

    THAT DAY, DAHASCUS RADIO ANNOUNCED THAT THE SYRIAN ARMY COMMAND HAD LIFTED THE CURFEW IMPOSED ON THE COUNTRY DURING LAST WEEK'S REVOLT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACSAQOFT07ZL976IY1ZLA551HY
    Media URN:
    VLVACSAQOFT07ZL976IY1ZLA551HY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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