• Short Summary

    Judges, witnesses and defendant alike were clapped, booed and cheered during the Jan 24 trial in Baghdad of former Iraqi Minister of the Interior, Sa'ad Qazzaz.

  • Description

    1.
    LV The accused Sa'ad Qazzaz arriving and enters the dock.
    4.5 ft

    2.
    SV The accuser Col. M.M. Amin reading charge.
    2 ft

    3.
    CU The accused listening to charges.
    1.5 ft

    4.
    LV Col. M.M. Amin reading charges.
    1.5 ft

    5.
    LV Public.
    1.5 ft

    6.
    SV Ditto in balcony.
    1 ft

    7.
    GV Public clapping as the prosecutor reads one of the wisdoms of Maj. Gen Kassim.
    1 ft

    8.
    LV Pan Ditto.
    2 ft

    9.
    GV Showing accused and judges.
    2 ft

    10.
    LV First witness Sayid Aziz Shareef giving evidence.
    2 ft

    11.
    SCU Judges listening.
    1.5 ft

    12.
    CU Second witness Sayid Tewfik Muneer giving evidence.
    2 ft

    13.
    SV Public clapping.
    1.5 ft

    14.
    LV Third witness enters court - Sayid Kamil Kazanchi.
    1 ft

    15.
    LV Public.
    1.5 ft

    16.
    CU Above witness giving evidence.
    3 ft

    17.
    GV Accused in the dock listening to the third witness.
    1.5 ft

    18.
    SV The accused arguing with witness.
    3 ft

    19.
    SV Judges.
    1.5 ft

    20.
    GV Public clapping.
    1 ft

    21.
    GV Public clapping.
    1.5 ft



    Initials TDH/AW/RL



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Judges, witnesses and defendant alike were clapped, booed and cheered during the Jan 24 trial in Baghdad of former Iraqi Minister of the Interior, Sa'ad Qazzaz.

    The scene was reminiscent of a variety theatre. Purdah veiled women were conspicuous among the vociferous public. Wildly gesticulating, women and desert garbed men were loudly applauded after impassioned pleas for condemnation.

    Accused of ordering force to be used against demonstrators, causing the death of many people, and co-operating with the British against the present Iraqi government, Qazzaz faces a possible death sentence.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACS14WH0Q45NGEI2A7LNBIZTJ0
    Media URN:
    VLVACS14WH0Q45NGEI2A7LNBIZTJ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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