• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF YOUNG TANZANIANS, MEMBERS OF THE TANZANIAN YOUTH LEAGUE KNOWN AS THE GREEN GUARDS, MARCHED ON A NEWSPAPER OFFICE IN DAR-ES-SALAAM ON THURSDAY, IN PROTEST AGAINST THE PAPER'S EDITORIAL POLICIES.

  • Description

    HUNDREDS OF YOUNG TANZANIANS, MEMBERS OF THE TANZANIAN YOUTH LEAGUE KNOWN AS THE GREEN GUARDS, MARCHED ON A NEWSPAPER OFFICE IN DAR-ES-SALAAM ON THURSDAY, IN PROTEST AGAINST THE PAPER'S EDITORIAL POLICIES. THE PAPER - THE STANDARD TANZANIA -- HAS BEEN HOSTILE TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE GREEN GUARDS.

    THE MARCH BEGAN AT THE TANU YOUTH CENTRE IN DAR-ES-SALAAM AND WAS LED BY THE YOUTH LEAGUE ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL, NDUGU NNAUYE. THE MARCHERS FILED THROUGH THE CITY STREETS TO THE OFFICES OF THE STANDARD, WHERE THE GREEN GUARDS DEMANDED THAT THE EDITOR COME OUT OF THE BUILDING TO MEET THEM.

    WHEN HE FAILED TO APPEAR, THE YOUTHS BURNED COPIES OF THE PAPER IN THE STREET. THE YOUTHS HAD PREPARED A DENUNCIATION OF THE PAPER WHICH THEY HAD PLANNED TO READ TO THE EDITOR.

    THE DENUNCIATION, WHICH WAS EVENTUALLY READ TO THE CROWDS BY MR NNAUYE, ACCUSED THE NEWSPAPER OF CONSPIRICIES AGAINST TANZANIA AND CLAIMED THAT IT STOOD FOR THOSE INTERESTS WHICH AIMED AT EXPLOITING AFRICA.

    THE TANZANIA STANDARD HAS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED EDITORIALS CLAIMING THAT THE GREEN DO NOT REPRESENT THE YOUTH OF TANZANIA AND HAS ACCUSED THE TANZANIA YOUTH LEAGUE OF HOOLIGAN ACTIVITIES.

    WHEN THE DENUNCIATION HAD BEEN READ, HUNDREDS OF YOUTHS DANCED AND SHOUTED SLOGANS OUTSIDE THE NEWSPAPER OFFICES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAZFLVWUJGUB7WSQVKJ71775BP
    Media URN:
    VLVAZFLVWUJGUB7WSQVKJ71775BP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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