• Short Summary

    Among the first and urgent decisions of the new Greek Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis was the closing down of the Yares Prison Island camp and the immediate freeing of the political prisoners detained since last December there by the Junta.

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    ONE


    1.
    The small coaster "Skyros" enters the tiny port of Porto Rafti.


    2.
    CU of people wave hands holding red carnation.


    3.
    Prisoners aboard the coaster wave hands.


    4.
    Many and various dramatic shots of the prisoners being disembarked and meeting their relatives and friends. Kisses, embraces, handshakes, etc.



    TWO


    1.
    Prisoners meeting their relatives. Various shots.


    2.
    Former Parliamentary deputy Ioannis Charalambapoulos with a red carnation wreath and greek flag wave hands held on the shoulders of friends.


    3.
    T. Benas, a journalist and his daughter.


    4.
    Student enthusiastically greeting released students who were arrested following the Polytechnic School fight.


    5.
    GV of the port of Porto Rafti.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Among the first and urgent decisions of the new Greek Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis was the closing down of the Yares Prison Island camp and the immediate freeing of the political prisoners detained since last December there by the Junta. The freed prisoners arrived tonight aboard the "Skyros", a small coaster, at Port Rafti, a tiny port some 40 kms east of Athens. They were welcomed by their families, relatives and friends. Among the released prisoners were two former Parliamentary Deputies, professors, students, journalists, etc.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAPORGHL5PG06GO1OT6YHOMGE1
    Media URN:
    VLVAPORGHL5PG06GO1OT6YHOMGE1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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