• Short Summary

    Former prisoners of the Pakistan Army held a meeting in Dacca on Friday (7 Jan)
    During the gathering some former prisoners recounted their experiences.

  • Description

    1.
    SV INT Minister Quamaruzzaman speaking
    0.05

    2.
    SV & CU People arrested by Pakistan army seated (3 shots)
    0.16

    3.
    SV EX-prisoner speaking at microphone
    0.21

    4.
    CU Official
    0.24

    5.
    SCU Another former prisoner speaker
    0.30

    6.
    CU Minister Quamaruzzaman listen???
    0.32

    7.
    SV People listen
    0.38



    Initials BB/2202 DME/AW/BB/2155



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Former prisoners of the Pakistan Army held a meeting in Dacca on Friday (7 Jan)
    During the gathering some former prisoners recounted their experiences. Reports say they spoke of torture during their terms of imprisonment.

    Attending the meeting was the Minister of Home Relief and Rehabilitation in the Bangladesh regime, Mr. A.H.M. Quameruzzamen.

    He said Bangladesh government would set up committees to seek out those ??? in collaboration with the Pakistan Army. had persecuted the people Bangladesh.

    He promised also that the former governor of East Pakistan, Dr. Malik, and thirteen members of his council of Ministers would be brought to trial.

    SYNOPSIS: The Minister for Home Relief and Rehabilitation in the new Bangladesh administration--Mr. Quamaruzzaman--attended a meeting in Dacca on Friday of former prisoners of the Pakistan Army. He promised them that East Pakistan's former governor, Dr. Malik, and thirteen members of his Council of Ministers would be brought to brial. During the meeting prisoners recounte their experiences in pakistani prison camps. I 's reported they spoke of being tortured at the hands of their captors. The message Mr. Quamaruzzamer brought the was the Bangladesh government would seek out all those who had celebrated with pakistan Army--and persecuted the Bengalis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7OSXW4FX3DAGLBFE5PCV84XBB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7OSXW4FX3DAGLBFE5PCV84XBB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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