• Short Summary

    This night march, organised by various leftist groups, was illegal civil authorities had refused to issue the necessary permits.

  • Description


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    Police and demonstrators in and around Rossior Square



    People gathered near Police Station.



    demonstrators throwing stores. (long shot through mesh wire and shots after)



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    Further coverage near Police Station.



    Police reinforcements arriving and van hit with stone.



    One man was killed and four others, wounded including a policeman, during a clash in Lisbon on Wednesday afternoon. The clash came during a two-hour strike by shop assistants protesting the current government wage freeze. The dead man was a 23 year old, who was picketing a shop which had refused to close. Police opened fire on demonstrators who were stoning them while they were trying to intervene in the picket line.



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    Various views of marchers through Lisbon streets



    Marchers arriving at Labour Ministry which had been cordoned off by police in riot gear.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: This night march, organised by various leftist groups, was illegal civil authorities had refused to issue the necessary permits. However the local Governor issued a statement in the evening ??? he would not prevent the march from taking place. The demonstration ended fairly early without incident. An estimated 3000 took part. please see ??? 2 TR ??? ??? into.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9YK8GR0Q5PF1OG2A73MXLF9Q4
    Media URN:
    VLVA9YK8GR0Q5PF1OG2A73MXLF9Q4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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