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Iranian embassy siege - Release of some hostages

Title
Iranian embassy siege - Release of some hostages
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference; Vox pop
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:35
Description
Report on the release of some of the hostages including BBC producer Chris Cramer, during the siege of the Iranian embassy in London and on ongoing protests by Iranians outside and demands of the terrorists. Speaking are: an Iranian protester; Faten Omary, wife of Lebanese journalist hostage Mustapha Karkouti; John Dellow, Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
John Dellow; Faten Omary Karkouti
Keywords
Iran; Political prisoners; London; Terrorism; Police; UK; Political protests; Embassies and consulates; BBC; Metropolitan Police; Hostages; Embassy buildings; Liberation movements; Sieges; Journalists; Arabs; Chris Cramer; Mustapha Karkouti

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