• Short Summary

    POLICE BROKE UP A DEMONSTRATION BY BELGIAN FARMERS TODAY (THURSDAY).THEY BLOCKED A ROAD WHEN FARMERS?

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    GV FARMERS AT MEETING
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    2.
    CU MAN SPEAKS PAN TO BANNER
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    3.
    SV CROWD LISTEN
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    4.
    SV MAN ON HORSEBACK
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    5.
    GV SMOKE FROM FIRE RISES ABOVE CROWD
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    6.
    SV PAN. POLICE TRUCK PAN TO POLICE
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    7.
    LV FARMERS
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    SV POLICE STANDING BY VEHICLES
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    GV POLICE BLOCK ROAD
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: POLICE BROKE UP A DEMONSTRATION BY BELGIAN FARMERS TODAY (THURSDAY).THEY BLOCKED A ROAD WHEN FARMERS TRIED TO DRIVE TO BRUSSELS AS PART OF THEIR PROTEST.

    THE PROTEST TOOK PLACE AT THE VILLAGE OF SOIGNIES IN THE FRENCH-SPEAKING PROVINCE OF HAINAUT.AT A STORMY MEETING, FARMERS DEMANDED HIGHER PRICES FOR SUGAR-BEET AND MILK.

    AN OPEN FIRE PROVIDED SOME COMFORT FROM THE FREEZING WEATHER AS THE 2,000-STRONG MEETING HEARD APPEALS FOR A PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY INTO THE MATTER.

    AFTERWARDS, THE DEMONSTRATORS DECIDED TO DRIVE TO BRUSSELS AND BLOCK TRAFFIC ON THE WAY.BUT POLICE MOVED IN, BLOCKING THE ROAD WITH THEIR OWN VEHICLES.THE FARMERS DISPERSED PEACEFULLY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3F32XOGIVLQ1KGGE0XYARKHIC
    Media URN:
    VLVA3F32XOGIVLQ1KGGE0XYARKHIC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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