The anniversary of the beginning of the 6-day war, June 5th, was expected to be a day of strikes and demos and during the last week extremist elements on the West Bank had called on the population to manifest its opposition to Israel in this manner.
Sign Jerusalem (MUTE)
LS of city
Various shots inside and outside Damascus Gate
Security Forces at Damascus Gate
East Jerusalem street scene
Beth Safafa (SOUND)
Various shots of municipality workers painting over slogans on closed shutters, the slogans, security forces guarding them and villagers looking on
Initials all sound for these sequences Nagra 1/4 tape 25FPS I believe the Beth Safafa material was exclusive, there was nobody else around until the job was finished, but altogether none of the coverage are worth much unless you want to show that protests did not come off.
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Background: The anniversary of the beginning of the 6-day war, June 5th, was expected to be a day of strikes and demos and during the last week extremist elements on the West Bank had called on the population to manifest its opposition to Israel in this manner. Yet boty in Jerusalem and Ramalla shops were open, business was as usual and only a few slogans smeared on walls were a last-minute effort by the extremists to show their flag. Only in the village of Beth Safafa on the outskirts of Jerusalem were its 4 shots closed and workers of the municipality under guard of the security forces overpainted the slogans on the shutters whilst young and old inhabitants looked on. In Ramallah the absence of security forces inside the town was remarkable and only on the highway to Nablus near the refugee camp did armoured cars patrol from time to time. In Jerusalem itself business was brisk and even though security forces were in evidence both inside and outside the Old City, no incidents were reported. (1800hrs)