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    THOUSANDS OF DEMONSTRATORS TOOK PART IN A PROTEST IN THE STREETS OF KOTA KINABALU, CAPITAL OF SABAH, ON FRIDAY (SEPTEMBER 27) AGAINST CLAIMS BY THE PHILIPPINES TO THE STATE.

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    DEMONSTRATORS ASSEMBLE; MARCOS EFFIGY; MARCHERS; POSTERS; DEMONSTRATORS BURN EFFIGY.




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    Background: THOUSANDS OF DEMONSTRATORS TOOK PART IN A PROTEST IN THE STREETS OF KOTA KINABALU, CAPITAL OF SABAH, ON FRIDAY (SEPTEMBER 27) AGAINST CLAIMS BY THE PHILIPPINES TO THE STATE. ABOUT 3,000 YOUTHS GATHERED OUTSIDE A HOTEL IN WHICH THE CHIEF PHILIPPINES CUSTOMS LIAISON OFFICER, MR. FERNANDEO CERBERAS, WAS STAYING.

    MR. CERBERAS IS UNDER MALAYSIA ORDERS TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY.

    THE DEMONSTRATORS CARRIED PLACARDS THE BANNERS, AND CHANTED SLOGANS ATTACKING PRESIDENT MARCOS OF THE PHILIPPINES.

    HOWEVER, THERE WAS NO VIOLENCE, DESPITE THE FACT FILIPINO OFFICIALS WATCHED THE DEMONSTRATORS FROM A HOTEL WINDOW.

    ONE GROUP OF PROTESTORS CARRIED AN EFFIGY OF PRESIDENT MARCOS, WHICH WAS LATER BURNED.

    SABAH, FORMERLY BRITISH NORTH BORNEO, AND NOW UNDER THE CONTROL OF MALAYSIA, IS CLAIMED BY THE PHILIPPINES AS PART OF ITS TERRITORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2RM2V8P5405YEJQ00FVT0T2XX
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RM2V8P5405YEJQ00FVT0T2XX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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