• Short Summary

    IN IRAQ, THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF TRIALS TO DEAL IN BAGHDAD THIS WEEK.IN?

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    1.
    GV PAN... TROOPS OUTSIDE COURT.
    0.07

    2.
    SV INT. ACCUSED MARCHED INTO COURT.
    012

    3.
    SV MILITARY JUDGES ENTER COURT.
    0.19

    4.
    GV ACCUSED INTO DOCK.
    0.25

    5.
    CU INDICTMENT READ OUT.
    0.29

    6.
    SV ACCUSED.
    0.34

    7.
    CU ACCUSED OFFICER PAN TO OTHER DEFENDANTS.
    0.42

    8.
    SV INDICTMENT READ.
    0.48

    9.
    SV ACCUSED.
    0.54

    10.
    SV JUDGES RISE LEAVE.
    0.59

    11.
    SV EXT. TROOPS APPLAUD OUTSIDE COURT.
    1.05



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    Background: IN IRAQ, THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF TRIALS TO DEAL IN BAGHDAD THIS WEEK.IN THE DOCK WERE NINE ARMY OFFICERS AND MEN ACCUSED OF BREAKING INTO A CAMP ARMOURY AND DISTRIBUTING WEAPONS TO SOLDIERS TO RESIST THE FEBRUARY 8 REVOLUTION.

    ONE OF THE DEFENDANTS, LIEUTENANT FADHIL ABBAS, 23, WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE SERVICE AND SENTENCED TO 17 YEARS HARD LABOUR.A CORPORAL AND A PRIVATE WERE ALSO DISCHARGED AND JAILED FOR 10 YEARS WITH HARD LABOUR.

    A MAJOR AND A 2ND-LIEUTENANT WERE JAILED FOR 18 MONTHS AND 9 MONTHS RESPECTIVELY.ANOTHER CORPORAL AND THREE PRIVATES WERE ACQUITTED DURING THE TRIAL, HELD AT WASHASH ARMY BASE, BAGHDAD, ON THURSDAY.

    (MEANWHILE, THREE TOP IRAQI COMMUNISTS - ONE OF THEM THE PARTY'S SECRETARY-GENERAL - WERE TRIED AND EXECUTED THIS WEEK, RADIO BAGHDAD REPORTED TODAY (SATURDAY).THEY HAD BEEN FOUND GUILTY BY A MILITARY COURT ON CHARGES OF CONSPIRING PEOPLE AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT, AND OF MURDERING SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS, THE RADIO CLAIMED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCJATQURB1GJ52CC2FF5A08B8
    Media URN:
    VLVABCJATQURB1GJ52CC2FF5A08B8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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