• Short Summary

    IBAN AND DAYAK VILLAGERS FROM BORDER SETTLEMENTS IN INDONESIAN BORNEO HAVE BEEN CROSSING THE BORDER INTO SARAWAK DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS.

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    REFUGEES ARRIVING IN A BORDER POST IN THE SERIAN DISTRICT AND RECEIVING FOOD FROM RED CROSS WORKERS.




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    Background: IBAN AND DAYAK VILLAGERS FROM BORDER SETTLEMENTS IN INDONESIAN BORNEO HAVE BEEN CROSSING THE BORDER INTO SARAWAK DURING THE PAST FEW DAYS.

    THE REFUGEES TOLD GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS THAT THEIR LONGHOUSES HAD BEEN TAKEN BY INDONESIAN SOLDIERS WHO WERE USING THEM AS BILLETS.THEY SAID THAT THE SOLDIERS HAD SEIZED THEIR FOOD, KILLED MUCH OF THEIR LIVESTOCK, FORCED THEM INTO HARD LABOUR AND MOLESTED THEIR WOMENFOLK.

    THE REFUGEES ARE ARRIVING AT BORDER POSTS IN THE SERIAN DISTRICT OF SARAWAK - ABOUT FORTY MILES (65 KM) SOUTH OF THE CAPITAL, KUCHING.ON ARRIVAL, THEY ARE GIVEN FOOD BY RED CROSS WORKERS.THE GOVERNMENT IS MAKING ARRANGEMENTS TO RESETTLE THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6IHZA0IWPT20F5VUWCK5VRZCP
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IHZA0IWPT20F5VUWCK5VRZCP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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