• Short Summary

    Demonstrations against Chinese control of the Himalayan territory, Tibet, were held in Paris and New Delhi on March 10, the anniversary of an abortive uprising against the Chinese in 1959.Peking has controlled the territory since 1950 and in New Delhi more than three thousand Tibetan exiles protested by marching and burning Chinese passports and goods.The protesters had intended marching on the Embassy of China but were stopped five kilometres away by police.The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, did not attend the rally but released a statement pledging "greater dedication" for the cause.Other anti-Chinese protests were held throughout India.In Paris, 200 demonstrators marked the uprising's anniversary with a rally near the Eiffel Tower.Members of the Tibetan community in France wore traditional dress and shouted anti-Chinese slogans.

  • Description

    NEW DELHI


    1.
    GV Tibetan refugees in procession carrying banners and shouting anti-China slogans. (2 SHOTS)
    0.16

    2.
    SV Demonstrator with slogan on shirt "Free Tibet".
    0.21

    3.
    GV Demonstrators chanting.
    0.29

    4.
    GV Police blocking road.
    0.34

    5.
    SV Large banner reading "Chinese in Tibet is a danger to India".
    0.42

    6.
    GV Demonstrators chanting and waving placards. (2 SHOTS)
    0.58

    7.
    SV Demonstrators dumping Chinese goods and setting fire to them. (3 SHOTS)
    1.17

    8.
    CU Destroying and burning passports and goods. (2 SHOTS)
    1.25


    PARIS


    9.
    GV Demonstrators around Eiffel Tower.
    1.30

    10.
    CU Slogans in French and demonstrators marching past. (3 SHOTS)
    1.54

    11.
    SV Tibetans in national costume marching with demonstrators. (2 SHOTS)
    2.29


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION More than 600 Tibetan women were detained by police in New Delhi on March 12, 1984 during a further protest against Chinese control of Tibet.





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    Background: Demonstrations against Chinese control of the Himalayan territory, Tibet, were held in Paris and New Delhi on March 10, the anniversary of an abortive uprising against the Chinese in 1959.Peking has controlled the territory since 1950 and in New Delhi more than three thousand Tibetan exiles protested by marching and burning Chinese passports and goods.The protesters had intended marching on the Embassy of China but were stopped five kilometres away by police.The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, did not attend the rally but released a statement pledging "greater dedication" for the cause.Other anti-Chinese protests were held throughout India.In Paris, 200 demonstrators marked the uprising's anniversary with a rally near the Eiffel Tower.Members of the Tibetan community in France wore traditional dress and shouted anti-Chinese slogans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD03K27F3DN6LTC3VZ2D3VJKD6
    Media URN:
    VLVAD03K27F3DN6LTC3VZ2D3VJKD6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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