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    THOUSANDS OF INDONESIAN STUDENTS ARE TAKING PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST PRESIDENT SUKARNO. ON THE ANNIVERSARY?

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    STUDENTS' RALLY AT UNIVERSITY OF INDONESIA, MARCHING TO LUBANG BWAJA; CROWDS LINING ROUTE; AT LUBANG BWAJA.




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    Background: THOUSANDS OF INDONESIAN STUDENTS ARE TAKING PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST PRESIDENT SUKARNO. ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF LAST OCTOBER'S UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT BY THE COMMUNISTS TO TAKE OVER THE GOVERNMENT THE STUDENTS HAVE ACCUSED PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF COMPLICITY IN THE ATTEMPT AND DEMAND THAT HE SHOULD FACE MILITARY TRIAL.

    THE STUDENTS ARE MEMBERS OF KAME AND KAPPI, TWO MILITANT ANTI-COMMUNISTS FRONT. WHICH HAVE IMITATION BATTLE DRESS AS THEIR UNIFORM.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS BEGAN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF INDONESIA ON THURSDAY. THE STUDENTS MARCHED TEN MILES TO LUBANG BWAJA (CROCODILE HOLE), THE SITE WHERE THE BODIES OF SIX GENERALS WERE HIDDEN AFTER THEY WERE MURDERED DURING LAST YEAR'S ATTEMPTED COUP.

    WHILE KEEPING AN ALL-NIGHT VIGIL AT THE SITE THE STUDENTS CHANTED INSULTS ABOUT PRESIDENT SUKARNO INCLUDING A DEROGATORY VERSION OF A SONG WHICH ONCE PRAISED THE PRESIDENT.

    (TODAY (SATURDAY) THE STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS TOOK PLACE OUTSIDE THE PRESIDENT'S PALACE IN DJAKARTA. BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY) THE WHOLE OF INDONESIA IS COMMEMORATING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE FAILURE OF THE ATTEMPTED COUP.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA244OLPWWRHK7W4RSC12IX1TNT
    Media URN:
    VLVA244OLPWWRHK7W4RSC12IX1TNT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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