• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAM'S MILITANT BUDDHISTS CROWDED INTO SAIGON ON SATURDAY IN A MASS PROTEST AGAINST THE RESULTS OF THE RECENT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS.

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    SOUTH VIETNAM'S MILITANT BUDDHISTS CROWDED INTO SAIGON ON SATURDAY IN A MASS PROTEST AGAINST THE RESULTS OF THE RECENT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS. THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE PARTICULARLY IN SUPPORT OF MR. TROUNG DINH DZU, ONE OF THE DEFEATED CANDIDATES FOR THE PRESIDENCY, WHO HAS DENOUNCED THE PRESENT MILITARY GOVERNMENT.

    THE BUDDHISTS WERE ALSO CALLING FOR A POSTPONEMENT OF NEXT MONTH'S ELECTIONS FOR A HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND BANNERS DEMANDING BOTH AIMS WERE PARADED OUTSIDE THE AN QUANG PAGODA HEADQUARTERS OF MILITANT BUDDHISTS ACTIVITY IN THE CITY.

    PRESENT AT THE MEETING WAS THIC TRI QUANG, ORGANISER OF LAST YEAR'S BUDDHIST ANTI-GOVERNMENT CAMPAIGN.

    A COMMITTEE FOR THE DEFENCE OF THE BUDDHIST CHARTER WAS SET UP AND IN A STATEMENT ISSUED ON SATURDAY, IT CALLED FOR ALL BUDDHISTS IN SOUTH VIETNAM TO PARTICIPATE ACTIVELY IN DEFENCE OF THE CHARTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE41U37LPVYW0Q32BJCVO29RYF
    Media URN:
    VLVAE41U37LPVYW0Q32BJCVO29RYF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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