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Netherlands sieges

Title
Netherlands sieges
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:40
Description
Ric Davies reports on demands of South Moluccan terrorists in the school and train sieges in the Netherlands (from South Moluccan Islands in Indonesia, former Dutch colony); the tense situation at the village where school siege is occurring; and attempts to set up a dialogue with the terrorists. Includes excerpt form press conference by Toos Faber, Justice Ministry spokesperson and her views on how the children will cope.
Contributors
Ric Davies; Toos Faber
Keywords
Terrorism; Interethnic relations; Hostages; Netherlands; Colonial countries; Sieges; South Moluccans; Indonesia

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