• Short Summary

    TAXI DRIVERS IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD FACE AN ACUTE SECURITY PROBLEM -- THE DANGER OF BEING ROBBED, BEATEN OR EVEN KILLED.

  • Description

    TAXI DRIVERS IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD FACE AN ACUTE SECURITY PROBLEM -- THE DANGER OF BEING ROBBED, BEATEN OR EVEN KILLED. MOST CONSCIOUS OF THIS PROBLEM ARE HAMBURG'S TAXI DRIVERS, WHO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) STAGED A PROTEST DRIVE THROUGH THE CITY.

    THE MEN WILL STAY AT HOME TOMORROW (MONDAY) TO SUPPORT THEIR DEMAND FOR THE REINTRODUCTION OF THE DEATH PENALTY FOR MURDER. THEIR MOVE FOLLOWS THE SECOND KILLING OF A WEST GERMAN TAXI DRIVER BY HIS PASSENGER IN THREE DAYS.

    IN THEIR DEMOSTRATION TO BACK THEIR DEMAND, A THOUSAND OF THEM DROVE IN PROCESSION, TAKING FLOWERS TO THE SPOT WHERE THE LATEST VICTIM WAS FOUND. ACCORDING TO THE POLICE, A MAN HAS ALREADY CONFESSED TO THE MURDER. THE DAY BEFORE A WOMAN TAXI DRIVER WAS MURDERED IN LOWER SXONY -- WHICH MAKES FIVE KILLIONG THIS SUMMER.

    SINCE THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO, MORE THAN 180 TAXI DRIVERS HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN VARIOUS PARTS OF WESTERN GERMANY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD29HIWG8J6K1VA3TUSH8K5EJV
    Media URN:
    VLVAD29HIWG8J6K1VA3TUSH8K5EJV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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