• Short Summary

    SPANISH WORKERS IN BELGIUM DEMONSTRATED AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF GENERAL FRANCO TODAY (SUNDAY) IN BRUSSELS.?

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    SPANISH WORKERS IN BELGIUM DEMONSTRATED AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT OF GENERAL FRANCO TODAY (SUNDAY) IN BRUSSELS. THE LEFT-WING DEMONSTRATORS, MANY OF WHOM CARRIED BANNERS AND POSTERS, WERE CHANTING THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE THOUSANDS OF WORKERS IN SPAIN NOW ON STRIKE.

    THE MARCHERS DECLARED THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE STUDENTS OF BARCELONA UNIVERSITY WHO RECENTLY DEMONSTRATED AGAINST THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT.

    THE BRUSSELS AUTHORITIES BANNED TODAY'S MARCH AND AS A RESULT IT WAS HELD IN THE NEAR-BY SUBURB OF SAINT-GILLES. THE DEMONSTRATORS ACCUSED THE BELGIANS OF HAVING A POLICE STATE AND OF SUPPORTING WITH OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES "THE FASCIST FRANCO DICTATORSHIP".

    THE MARCHERS, ONE OF WHOM WAS CARRYING A CARTOON BANNER WITH A DRAWING OF A SWASTIKA CHAINED TO THE FEET OF THE FIGURE, ANNOUNCED THAT THROUGHOUT EUROPE, SPANISH COMMUNIST ARE DEMONSTRATING TO DENOUNCE GENERAL FRANCO'S GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVALF9NHYVS4V3GIIC1RY4U26P5
    Media URN:
    VLVALF9NHYVS4V3GIIC1RY4U26P5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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