• Short Summary

    SEVERAL HUNDRED DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH LONDON TO THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER'S RESIDENCE TODAY(SUNDAY) TO PROTEST AGAINST ALLEGED VICTIMISATION OF PAKISTANI IMMIGRANTS IN THE CITY'S EAST END.

  • Description

    SEVERAL HUNDRED DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED THROUGH LONDON TO THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER'S RESIDENCE TODAY(SUNDAY) TO PROTEST AGAINST ALLEGED VICTIMISATION OF PAKISTANI IMMIGRANTS IN THE CITY'S EAST END. THE DEMONSTRATORS, MOSTLY PAKISTANIS, WERE PROTESTING AGAINST LACK OF POLICE PROTECTION DURING RECENT ATTACKS ON PAKISTANIS BY ROVING BANDS OF HOOLIGANS KNOW AS "SKINHEADS."
    DURING RECENT MONTHS PAKISTANI AND OTHER ASIAN IMMIGRANTS TO BRITAIN HAVE BEEN ATTACKED AND BEATEN IN AREAS OF LONDON'S EAST END. TWO WEEKS AGO MEMBERS OF THE CITY'S PAKISTANI COMMUNITY MET AND DECIDED TO FORM VIGILANTE BANDS TO COMBAT THE ATTACKS BY YOUNG HOOLIGANS.

    MILITANT LEADERS CLAIM THE POLICE ARE NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT ASIAN IMMIGRANTS AGAINST SUCH ATTACKS AND TODAY (SUNDAY) THEY MARCHED ON NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET TO PRESENT A PETITION TO THE PRIME MINISTER, CALLING FOR STRONGER ACTION BY THE POLICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADGXJVUL1VSME1FORP2CX2KWZK
    Media URN:
    VLVADGXJVUL1VSME1FORP2CX2KWZK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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