• Short Summary

    A 28-YEAR-OLD SOUTH VIETNAM GIRL STUDENT BEGAN A 72-HOUR FAST ON AUGUST 22 IN PROTEST AGAINST THE ALLEGED RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST BUDDHISTS BY THE CATHOLIC-LED SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    M.L.S. Miss.Man Da la faces the Buddha statue inside the Hozenji Temple.


    2.
    M.C.S. ditto.


    3.
    C.S. her face.


    4.
    C.S. her face.


    5.
    M.S. Buddha statue.


    6.
    C.S. Buddhism code.


    7.
    M.L.S. Interior of the room of a temple


    8.
    C.S. her face.


    9.
    The sign "the Hozenji Temple".


    10.
    M.S. Miss. Man Da la sits down on the floor of the room near window,


    11.
    M.S. her face.


    12.
    C.S. Buddhist rosary in her hand.


    13.
    M.L.S. She lies on the floor as she dose neither drink noreat since last night. She started fasting 6:00 p.m. 22nd, August. until 6:00 p.m. August 25th.


    14.
    C.S. her face.


    15.
    Her body.


    16.
    Screen in front of her head.


    17.
    Newspaper article about Vietnamese buddhist struggle against government.


    18.
    M.S. she reads a paper.


    19.
    L.S. The Hozenji temple.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A 28-YEAR-OLD SOUTH VIETNAM GIRL STUDENT BEGAN A 72-HOUR FAST ON AUGUST 22 IN PROTEST AGAINST THE ALLEGED RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST BUDDHISTS BY THE CATHOLIC-LED SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT.THE FAST TOOK PLACE IN A TOKYO TEMPLE.SHE SAID SHE WOULD CARRY OUT MORE FASTS IF THE "DISCRIMINATION CONTINUED", AND MIGHT EVEN RESORT TO SUICIDE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1MGNWZRBOAOR922M7LMBMSMK1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1MGNWZRBOAOR922M7LMBMSMK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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