• Short Summary

    THE APPOINTMENT OF MR SUMARDJO AS THE NEW INDONESIAN EDUCATION MINISTER, HAS MET WITH NOISY DEMONSTRATIONS IN DJAKARTA.

  • Description

    THE APPOINTMENT OF MR SUMARDJO AS THE NEW INDONESIAN EDUCATION MINISTER, HAS MET WITH NOISY DEMONSTRATIONS IN DJAKARTA. THE DEMONSTRATIONS BY SEVERAL THOUSAND STUDENTS HAVE BEEN IN DEFIANCE OF A GOVERNMENT BAN. NO VIOLENCE HAS BEEN REPORTED.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS SHOUTED 'SACK SUMARDJO' AND 'SUMARDJO GESTAPU' - REFERENCE TO THE ABORTIVE COUP. TROOPS WERE POSITIONED AROUND THE EDUCATION MINISTRY IN ARMOURED CARS AND JEEPS AND OTHERS WERE ARMED WITH TEAR GAS BOMBS.

    PRIVATE AND MILITARY VEHICLES WERE STOPPED BY THE STUDENTS, WHO PASTED HASTILY SCRIBBLED PLACARDS ON THE WINDSCREENS. THE PLACARDS DENOUNCED THE NEW CABINET AND THE BANNING OF THE POWERFUL INDONESIAN STUDENTS ACTION COMMAND (KAMI) BY PRESIDENT SUKARNO LAST FRIDAY.

    THE STUDENTS PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED PLACARDS AND DRAWINGS OF DR SUBANDRIO, THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINSTER, DEPICTING HIM AS A DOG.

    THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT HAS REPEATED ITS BAN ON ALL STUDENTS GATHERING IN A BID TO STEM FURTHER ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS, WHICH LAST WEEK, COST THE LIVES OF FIVE STUDENTS. HOWEVER, THERE WERE MORE DEMONSTRATIONS TODAY (THURSDAY) AGAINST DR SUBANDRIO AND THE EDUCATION MINISTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEAV10K8SHKSRZXRYR8EZ9C1Z5
    Media URN:
    VLVAEAV10K8SHKSRZXRYR8EZ9C1Z5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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