An EOKA-called Island-wide strike and rioting by schoolgirls added to the troubles of strife-torn Cyprus, November 24.
G.V. DESERTED STREET.
G.V. DESERTED MARKET.
S.V. BANK OF CYPRUS.
S.V. CLOSED DOORS OF SCHOOL.
S.V.INT. EMPTY DESKS.
L.V. TROOPS PREPARING BARRICADE.
S.V. BARBED WIRE BARRIER.
L.V. ANOTHER BARRIER.
L.V. SOLDIER CARRYING SEAT
G.V. POLICE SEARCHING PEDESTRIANS.
S.V. ARMOURED TRUCKS.
BACK V. ARMOURED TRUCKS PATROLLING AREA.
L.V. STUDENTS PARADING IN LEDRA STREET.
S.V. STUDENTS SHOUTING AT POLICEMAN.
S.V. POLICEMAN ARRESTING GIRL STUDENTS.
S.V. POLICEMAN PUSHING STUDENT INTO TRUCK.
S.C.U. ELDERLY WOMEN BEING ARRESTED AND PUT IN JEEP.
G.V. STUDENTS TOWARDS CAMERA.
S.V. STUDENTS ARGUING WITH POLICE.
L.V. TROOPS STANDING BY.
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Background: An EOKA-called Island-wide strike and rioting by schoolgirls added to the troubles of strife-torn Cyprus, November 24.
Filmed in Nicosia, the rioting was broken up by about 250 men of the 43rd. Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery, supported by military and civil police.
The spitting, screaming, clawing girls held banners saying "Long Live Makarios" and "We Fight to the End".
About 60 girls were detained for a short time.
The strike and rioting were timed to coincide with United Nations proceedings on Cyprus, and the ending of the curfew.