• Short Summary

    THE LEADER OF AN AFRICAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENT IN PORTUGUESE GUINEA ON THURSDAY HANDED OVER TO RED CROSS OFFICIALS THREE MEN SAID TO BE PORTUGUESE PRISONERS CAPTURED BY GUERRILLAS.

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    HANDING OVER CEREMONY.




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    Background: THE LEADER OF AN AFRICAN NATIONALIST MOVEMENT IN PORTUGUESE GUINEA ON THURSDAY HANDED OVER TO RED CROSS OFFICIALS THREE MEN SAID TO BE PORTUGUESE PRISONERS CAPTURED BY GUERRILLAS. THE MEN WERE HANDED OVER BY AMILCAR CABRAL, CHAIRMAN OF THE "AFRICAN PARTY FOR INDEPENDENCE IN GUINEA AND CAPE VERDE ISLANDS" (PAIGC).

    THE PRISONERS WERE HANDED OVER TO THE CUSTODY OF THE DELEGATE-GENERAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS, MR. GEORGES HOFFMAN.

    THE SAME DAY THE GUERRILLA PARTY ANNOUNCED THAT THERE HAD BEEN 11 ATTACKS ON LAND AND FOUR ON PORTUGUESE BOATS TO DATE THIS MONTH, AND LAST MONTH SEVERAL DOZEN PORTUGUESE SOLDIERS WERE KILLED BY FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF THE PARTY. THE CLAIM WAS LATER DENIED BY THE PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4A90I28VWIOPK8TS889WXGWZM
    Media URN:
    VLVA4A90I28VWIOPK8TS889WXGWZM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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