• Short Summary

    THE CHAIRMAN OF SYRIA'S PRESIDENCY COUNCIL LIEUTENANT-GENERAL AMIN AL-HAFEZ, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) APPEALED TO ARAB COUNTRIES TO "MOBILISE ALL THEIR RESOURCES TO SUPPORT ADEN AND THE PEOPLE OF THE OCCUPIED ARAB SOUTH."
    GENERAL HAFEZ SPOKE TO HUGE CROWDS AT A DEMONSTRATION IN DAMASCUS WHICH PROTESTED AGAINST BRITISH POLICIES IN ADEN AND PROTECTORATES.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV. CROWDS (2 SHOTS)
    0.08

    2.
    GV. CROWDS
    0.11

    3.
    SV. SPEAKERS IN CROWD (2 SHOTS)
    0.18

    4.
    CU. SPEAKER
    0.20

    5.
    GTV. CROWDS WITH BANNERS MARCHING
    0.22

    6.
    SV. DITTO
    0.25

    7.
    SV & CU. DEMONSTRATOR ON SHOULDER
    0.30

    8.
    GTV. CROWDS
    0.32

    9.
    SV. SPEAKERS
    0.34

    10.
    CU. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL HAFEZ
    0.38

    11.
    SV. CHEERING CROWD
    0.43



    Initials RC/V/BHH/JG



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE CHAIRMAN OF SYRIA'S PRESIDENCY COUNCIL LIEUTENANT-GENERAL AMIN AL-HAFEZ, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) APPEALED TO ARAB COUNTRIES TO "MOBILISE ALL THEIR RESOURCES TO SUPPORT ADEN AND THE PEOPLE OF THE OCCUPIED ARAB SOUTH."
    GENERAL HAFEZ SPOKE TO HUGE CROWDS AT A DEMONSTRATION IN DAMASCUS WHICH PROTESTED AGAINST BRITISH POLICIES IN ADEN AND PROTECTORATES.

    GENERAL HAFEZ CHEERING CROWDS GATHERED AT ABU-RAMANNEH SQUARE IN DAMASCUS THAT THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE WERE PREPARED TO PROVIDE MATERIAL AND MORAL AID "FOR WHAT HE CALLED "FREE ARABS" IN ADEN.

    HE SAID: "THE MASSES NOW FIN D THEMSELVES MOBILISED IN A BATTLE OF DESTINY AGAINST IMPERIALISM. THERE IS NO JUSTIFICATION FOR ANY ARAB GOVERNMENT DELAYING COLLECTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE BATTLE."
    DEMONSTRATORS IN THE EARLIER PROCESSION SENT CABLES TO UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT, THE ARAB LEAGUE AND THE ADEN TRADES UNION CONGRESS, CONDEMNING ALLEGED "BRUTAL ACTS COMMITTED BY BRITISH IMPERIALISM IN ADEN."
    THE CABLES URGED "SPEEDY AND DECISIVE INTERVENTION TO STOP THESE MASSACRES, " AN EARLY REFERENDUM UNDER THE AUSPICES OF A NEUTRAL INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE, ABOLITION OF THE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN ADEN, AND THE RELEASE OF DETAINEES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6DJOXW3TDDZUN634WG5RS7R11
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DJOXW3TDDZUN634WG5RS7R11
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1965
    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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