• Short Summary

    Two thousand women marched through the streets of Lahore on Monday (13 March) to protest at the killing of twelve Pakistani prisoners-of-war at a camp in India.

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    SV Precession of women along carrying banners
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    SCU Banner "Help us women of the world" and others past camera.
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    SV Women with more banners along
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    SCU Banner "World conscience wake up" PAN TO women marching.
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    TV Marchers along street
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    Women in procession marching along street with banners.




    Initials ES. 1605 DME/JB/BB/1615



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Two thousand women marched through the streets of Lahore on Monday (13 March) to protest at the killing of twelve Pakistani prisoners-of-war at a camp in India.

    The women were all wives, mothers or daughters o prisoners-of-war held in Indian camps. They carried placards, and wore black scarves as a sign of mourning.

    During the march, representatives of the women delivered notes to various foreign consulate expressing "disappointment and resentment" at what they describe as "the utter lack of interest" shown by the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain in the welfare of Pakistani prisoners-of-war.

    The Indian Defence Ministry admits the shooting of the twelve Pakistani prisoners. It says they were killed during an attempted mass break-out Ninety thousand Pakistani prisoners are held in Indian camps.

    SYNOPSIS: Two thousand women marched through the streets of Lahore in Pakistan on Monday. They were all wives, mothers or daughters of Pakistani soldiers held prisoner in India. Their demonstration was a protest at the sheeting of twelve Pakistani prisoners-of-war during disturbances at an Indian camp last week.

    Banners and placards carried by the women supported the views conveyed to various embassies in the city by representatives of the demonstration. The women expressed disappointment and resentment at what they describe as "The utter lack of interest" shown by the United States, the Soviet Union and Britain in the welfare of Pakistani prisoners-of-war. The women also appealed to the conscience of women all over the world--they said all women should support their genuine human cause.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCZK0BXG6GX2R8OY62U3VCBUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVADCZK0BXG6GX2R8OY62U3VCBUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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