Riots over the system of voting on the first elections after decolonization in Libya.
Former Italian colony Libya votes for the first time after decolonization - system of voting causes riots.
S.V. Libya Flag. GV. Crowd waving. CU. child jumping up and down. SV. People reading election notice. & SCU. CU. Libyan discussing poster. LV. Interior, polling booth. SV. Old man walking walking up to voting table. SCU. Polling official. SV. Libyan placing vote in ballot box. CU. Hand putting vote into ballot box. & CU. CU. Libyan type. GV. Crowd in street. SV. Police pushing back rioters. LV. Man throwing stone after running people LV. Group throwing stones. MV. Crowd dispersing GV. Crowd dispersing.
Two major choices facing the voter are the Government's Independence Party and the Pro-Moslem Congress Party.
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