• Short Summary

    POLITICAL YOUTH ORGANISATIONS STAGED PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS IN COPENHAGEN TODAY (SUNDAY) DURING THE VISIT TO DENMARK OF KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE.

  • Description

    POLITICAL YOUTH ORGANISATIONS STAGED PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS IN COPENHAGEN TODAY (SUNDAY) DURING THE VISIT TO DENMARK OF KING CONSTANTINE OF GREECE.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS TOOK PLACE IN THE HARBOUR, WHERE KING CONSTANTINE IS STAYING ABOARD THE YACHT OF DENMARK'S KING FREDERICK.

    UNABLE TO CONFRONT KING CONSTANTINE, AS THE YACHT WAS MOORED OUT IN THE HARBOUR, THE DEMONSTRATORS, CARRYING TORCHES, MARCHED ALONG THE WATERFRONT. A RESOLUTION THEY WANTED TO PRESENT TO THE GREEK KING WAS PLACED IN A BOTTLE AND THROWN INTO THE HARBOUR TO FLOAT TOWARDS THE YACHT.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE PLANNED WHEN THE NEWS OF KING CONSTANTINE'S VISIT TO DENMARK WAS FIRST RELEASED. THE SOCIAL DEMOCRAT STUDENT GROUP ANNOUNCED THAT IT WOULD ORGANISE THE DEMONSTRATIONS TO DEMAND THE RELEASE OF 55 POLITICAL PRISONERS THE ORGANISATION ALLEGE ARE IMPRISONED IN GREECE.

    KING CONSTANTINE IS IN DENMARK FOR THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY REGATTA OF THE ROYAL DANISH YACHT CLUB, AND THE EUROPEAN YACHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKQGQQ5P23Y15SCZ86Z3MSNH7
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKQGQQ5P23Y15SCZ86Z3MSNH7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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