• Short Summary

    THE UNITED CAME IN STRONG CRITICISM FROM THE ALGERIAN LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, IN ALGIERS LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) DURING HIS OPENING SPEECH TO THE MEETING OF THE LIBERATION COMMITTEE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY. (OAU).

  • Description

    THE UNITED CAME IN STRONG CRITICISM FROM THE ALGERIAN LEADER, COLONEL HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE, IN ALGIERS LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY) DURING HIS OPENING SPEECH TO THE MEETING OF THE LIBERATION COMMITTEE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY. (OAU). HE SAID THE U.N. WAS UNABLE TO COPE WITH AFRICAN PROBLEMS BECAUSE IT WAS "PARALYSES BY IMPERIALIST FORCES."
    THIS IS THE 13TH MEETING OF THE 11-NATION LIBERATION COMMITTEE OF THE OAU, WHOSE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY IS A TANZANIAN MR. GEORGE MOGOMBE. COLONEL BOUMEDIENNE TOLD THE OPENING MEETING THAT INDEPENDENT AFRICA WOULD NOT BE SOVEREIGN SO LONG AS PART OF THE CONTINENT REMAINED UNDER FOREIGN DOMINATION.

    IN A STATEMENT RELEASED IN ALGIERS ON THE EYE OF THE MEETING, THE ZIMBABWE AFRICAN PEOPLE'S UNION (ZAPU) WARNED WHITE SETTLERS IN RHODESIA THAT THEY MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN SURRENDERING ABSOLUTE POWER TO THE AFRICANS OR FACE AN "EXPANDING REVOLUTIONARY ARMED STRUGGLE". BETWEEN THE TWO CHOICES THERE WAS "NEITHER NEGOTIATION NOR MEDIATION", THE STATEMENT SAID.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE5STR77TJJRIJ32GD5K0G2Z22
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5STR77TJJRIJ32GD5K0G2Z22
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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