• Short Summary

    In Japan, at least seven officials and a number of farmers and students were injured in a violent demonstration on Tuesday (22 February).

  • Description

    1.
    GV officials and workers withdraw from airport site
    0.21

    2.
    GV demonstrators, PAN to tyre fires
    0.34

    3.
    SV ZOOM out from sign to demonstrators entrenched behind pole barricade (2 shots)
    0.51

    4.
    LV barricade and banners
    0.54

    5.
    GV farmer behind barricade
    0.58

    6.
    GV demonstrators start dragon formation and move off
    1.05

    7.
    SV demonstrators with sharpened spikes (poles) surge forward PAN to barricade (2 shots)
    1.36

    8.
    SV demonstrators chanting and jogging towards barricades
    1.46

    9.
    LV ZOOM out Farmers' broadcasting tower
    1.52

    10.
    SV PAN along demonstrators at barricades.
    1.58



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    Background: In Japan, at least seven officials and a number of farmers and students were injured in a violent demonstration on Tuesday (22 February). The clash occurred in Narita, site of Tokyo's new international airport.

    The original opening date for the airport had been set for April this year -- but problems, including the refusal of farmers to sell their land for the airport, have delayed progress. The airport is now hoped to be operational sometime in 1972.

    The farmers were aided by about 1,000 left-wing students, and the 300 officials were backed up by about 1,000 riot police. More reinforcements were expected for both sides, and clashes are expected to come to a head this coming week-end.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8DN91HOIEQUJGSAX038G02A4S
    Media URN:
    VLVA8DN91HOIEQUJGSAX038G02A4S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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