• Short Summary

    STUDENTS OCCUPIED UNIVERSITIES IN BRUSSELS AND LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY), IN SUPPORT OF STRIKING FRENCH STUDENTS IN PARIS.

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    STUDENTS OCCUPIED UNIVERSITIES IN BRUSSELS AND LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY), IN SUPPORT OF STRIKING FRENCH STUDENTS IN PARIS. ABOUT 500 STUDENTS OF BRUSSELS UNIVERSITY HOISTED RED AND BLACK FLAGS OVER THE UNIVERSITY BUILDING, AND SAID THEY NO LONGER RECOGNISED THE INSTITUTION'S GOVERNMENT COUNCIL.

    THE BELGIAN STUDENTS SAID THEY WERE REPLACING THE COUNCIL WITH A "DEMOCRATIC BODY" ELECTED BY THE ASSEMBLY OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY. THEY CALLED ON THE PEOPLE OF BELGIUM TO CONVERGE ON THE UNIVERSITY TO GIVE THEM SUPPORT.

    IN LONDON, ABOUT 100 STUDENTS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS ARRANGED A MEETING TONIGHT IN SYMPATHY WITH THEIR FRENCH COUNTERPARTS. THEIR DEMONSTRATION WAS EXPECTED TO PROGRESS FROM A "SIT-IN" TO A "SLEEP-IN".

    STUDENTS IN FRANKFURT, WEST GERMANY, HAVE ALSO EXPRESSED SOLIDARITY WITH THE PARISIANS. THEY HAVE PROMISED TO MARCH ACROSS THE FRANCO-GERMAN BORDER TOMORROW WITH DANIEL COHN BENDIT, THE ACTIVIST STUDENT LEADER WHO WAS BANNED FROM RE-ENTERING FRANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADGHO0B3Z8NFLYGHKX3JOTCY74
    Media URN:
    VLVADGHO0B3Z8NFLYGHKX3JOTCY74
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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