• Short Summary

    In Cyprus, left wing demonstrators held a parade on Friday (2 April) in protest at United States policy in El Salvador.

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    1.
    CU Anti-U.S. banners (4 shots)
    0.13

    2.
    GV Demonstrators picking up banners at start of march
    0.22

    3.
    GV Demonstration leader speaking to marchers through loud-hailer
    0.30

    4.
    GV Marchers passing through streets, and police standing by (5 shots)
    0.51

    5.
    GV American flag at U.S. embassy (2 shots)
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    SV Demonstrators handing petition to Embassy official as other demonstrators watch
    1.09




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Cyprus, left wing demonstrators held a parade on Friday (2 April) in protest at United States policy in El Salvador. The march was organised by a group of left wing Cypriot trade unions. It was held in the Greek section of the capital, Nicosia. The protestors marched through Nicosia's Eleftheria (Freedom) Square towards the U.S. Embassy. They later handed a written protest to a member of the embassy staff. Many protestors carried pro-Palestinian placards as well. Outside the embassy they chanted "NATO, CIA, Treason". Cyprus has several left wing groups, including a powerful Communist Party with more than 14,000 members and a strong position in the country's parliament. Anti-U.S. feeling has been particularly strong since the division of the island in 1974, many leftists blaming the Greek coup and the subsequent Turkish invasion on the United States.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7VKGF4F2IDZ40BNZUAT6VP7IK
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VKGF4F2IDZ40BNZUAT6VP7IK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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