• Short Summary

    LEFT WING DEMONSTRATORS LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY) DAUBED RED PAINT ON ALL BUT TWO OF COPENHAGEN'S EQUESTRIAN STATUES.

  • Description

    LEFT WING DEMONSTRATORS LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY) DAUBED RED PAINT ON ALL BUT TWO OF COPENHAGEN'S EQUESTRIAN STATUES. POLICE INTERRUPTED THE PAINTERS DURING THEIR WORK, BUT THEY MANAGED TO ESCAPE.

    THE PAINTING FOLLOWED DEMONSTRATIONS EARLIER IN THE DAY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN CONSULATE GENERAL'S OFFICE. THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE ALLEGED BY THE POLICE TO HAVE BEEN BACKED BY "GROUP 61" - A SEMI- CLANDESTINE LEFTWING ORGANISATION.

    THE EIGHT - ALL IN THEIR TWENTIES - WERE CHARGED WITH DISTURBING THE PEACE. THEY MAY ALSO FACE CHARGES OF INTRUDING ON EXTRA-TERRITORIAL TERRITORY AND CUTTING DOWN THE UNITED STATES FLAGS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVATLIJURFBAJDZYORQ6CWQUC2L
    Media URN:
    VLVATLIJURFBAJDZYORQ6CWQUC2L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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