• Short Summary

    More than a thousand students from Seoul's Yonsei University clashed with police on November 17 over the dismissal of three of the University's Professors.

  • Description

    1.
    LS Yonsei University.
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    2.
    MLS Police blocking students.
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    3.
    MLS Students pushing through.
    10 ft

    4.
    CU Student dragged away.
    12 ft

    5.
    LS Students retreating.
    15 ft

    6.
    LS Police chasing students.
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    7.
    LS Ditto.
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    8.
    LS Police running
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    9.
    LS Students throwing stones.
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    10.
    LS Police walking on students.
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    11.
    LS Students running away.
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    12.
    LS Students running and police chasing.
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    Initials TDH/V/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: More than a thousand students from Seoul's Yonsei University clashed with police on November 17 over the dismissal of three of the University's Professors.

    The students who were marching on Seoul in protest clashed with police who were barring their way. Uniformed and plain clothes police joined the fray, and at one stage it appeared as though the students might break through the police line.

    Police used batons and truncheons to break the students rush. It was the second time in two days that Seoul's students have clashed with police.

    Official reason for the dismissal of the Professors is that they "opposed" the school authorities unjustifiably". Three students were also expelled for organising a boycott of classes.

    Demonstrating students demanded that the Professors and students be reinstated.

    After failing to break the police line, the students threw stones at the advancing guardians of the law.

    At least one policeman, and three students were injured in the fighting.

    It was announced that 126 students had been detained for the party they played in the disturbances.

    Previously, 62 students had been detained as the result of an earlier riot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEC7K3NMG5T934UACKLUIA6CR8
    Media URN:
    VLVAEC7K3NMG5T934UACKLUIA6CR8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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