• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: Residents of the Southern Philippines voted peacefully during the referendum on the proposed plan of creating thirteen autonomous Moslem regions in the area.

  • Description

    1.
    GV STREET SCENE IN SOUTHERN PHILIPPINE VILLAGE
    2 ft

    2.
    GV STREET SCENE WITH SIGN READING "PLEBISCITE" (2 SHOTS)
    6 ft

    3.
    GV PAN MOSLEM MOSQUE
    10 ft

    4.
    GV STREET SCENT (3 SHOTS)
    18 ft

    5.
    SV PAN GOVERNMENT ELECTION OFFICIAL CARRYING BALLOT BOX THROUGH STREET TO SCHOOL (2 SHOTS)
    26 ft

    6.
    SV MAN FILLING IN VOTING FORM
    28 ft

    7.
    SV MAN VOTING
    31 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: INTRODUCTION: Residents of the Southern Philippines voted peacefully during the referendum on the proposed plan of creating thirteen autonomous Moslem regions in the area.

    The referendum was designed to end the bitter civil war that has raged between government forces and Moslem rebels. President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines called the referendum as part of an agreement he made with the Libyan leader, Colonel Muammer Gaddafi, who has acted as mediator between the Moslem rebels and the Filipino government.

    The government has claimed that only five of the thirteen regions have a Moslem majority and that the other eight provinces all have Christian majorities who are opposed to the establishment of an autonomous Moslem state.

    Although the full results of the referendum will not be known for several days, the government radio claimed early returns showed a trend against the scatting up of an autonomous region.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD34XEEHMGJPPWVVTLR2AHSYPQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAD34XEEHMGJPPWVVTLR2AHSYPQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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