• Short Summary

    PLACE DES MARTYERS, FORMERLY PLACE DE LA GOVERNMENT, HISTORIC SQUARE AT FOOT OF THE ALGIERS CASPAH.

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    PLACE DES MARTYERS, FORMERLY PLACE DE LA GOVERNMENT, HISTORIC SQUARE AT FOOT OF THE ALGIERS CASPAH.ABOUT 10,000 PEOPLE ESTIMATED HERE.REPRESENTS A DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH ANGOLAN REBELS.MOUNTED BY FLN, ALGERIA'S SINGLE POLITICAL PARTY, WHICH BEGAN BEARING THE DRUMS TO GET EVERYONE OUT ABOUT A WEEK AGO.ALL MOVIES CLOSED FOR THE DAY; ALL SPORTS EVENTS CALL OFF.YET, TOTAL TURN OUT AT THREE DEMONSTRATIONS-- ONE FILMED WAS LARGEST--ABOUT 16,000.PREMIER BEN BELLA CHOSE TO APPEAR AT A DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE ALGIERS IN THE TOWN OF BLIDA, ABOUT 30 MILES AWAY.

    MAN SPEAKING, BALD, GESTICULATING, IS MOHAMMEDI SAID, VETERANS MINISTER, ONLY GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL TO SPEAK HERE.TO HIS RIGHT IS ANGOLAN ARMY REPRESENTATIVE (NO K??? FIGURE), EVIDENTLY UNIFORMED BY ALGERIANS..AT LEAST HIS IS IDENTICAL TO THAT SUPPLIED TO THE ALGERIAN ARMY.

    AT OTHER DEMONSTRATIONS, ONE IN THE MUNICIPAL STADIUM, POLITICAL BUREAU SECRETARY GENERAL MOHAMMED KHIDER FILLED ONLY 3,000 SEATS OF THE 10,000 SEAT STADIUM.THE THIRD, IN OUT-LAYING MAISON CARREE DISTRICT, DREW POSSIBLY ANOTHER 3,000 WAS THIRD, IN OUTLA MAISON CARREE DISTRICT, DREW POSSIBLY ANOTHER 3,000, WAS ADDRESSED BY JUSTICE MINISTER AMAR BENTOUMI.THIS CANNOT BE CALLED ALL OUT GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATION: FOR MINISTERS OUT OF 19.NOTABLY MISSING WAS DEFENSE MINISTER, COL.HAUADI BOUMEDIENNE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE4B5LIJUQD7URLZNE4LCEV6TX
    Media URN:
    VLVAE4B5LIJUQD7URLZNE4LCEV6TX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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