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May 16, 1980 - Image 10

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Page 10-Friday, May 1, 1980--The Michigan Daily
50,000' outh Korean students
fight street battles with police
SEOUL, South Korea (AP)-Student EARLIER IN THE day, army troops Chun heads both the Korean central the government was expected to an-
demonstrators seeking more with automatic rifles, backed by ar- intelligence agency and the defense nounce a political timetable in more
democracy fought running street bat- mored personnel carriers, blocked off security command. Students and other concrete terms when Choi returned
ties with police for the third day yester- intersections around the capitol Koreans suspect his group is trying to home.
day. One policeman was reported building as stone-throwing students hang on to power by delaying con-
killed, at least 13 were injured, and the tried to march on it. stitutional revisions and elections.
anti-government protests spread from With the biggest turnout in the three SHIN, THE PRIME minister, also I ra n
the capital to five other cities, days of disorders, main downtown said in his broadcast appeal that unruly
Therewere no reports on student districts were paralyzed with traffic cut demonstrations could create a serious
injuries or arrests. off and shops closed. The students set internal chaos and tempt communist
PRIME Minister Shin Hyon-bwack, fire to a police vehicle and used three North Korea to invade the south. a p p ro v e
in his first public reaction to demon- commandeered city buses to push back Some demonstration leaders said Sh-esta
strations that began two weeks ago, police lines, in's statement was a disappointment l
said the government would try to ad- One bus was driven into a group of and failed to meet their demands.
vance its political development policemen, injuring seven, near South Student leaders from about 20 univer- 4) Jege j)
timetable as much as possible "to meet Gate, the main battle scene of the day, sities said they had not decided
the people's expectation." less than two miles from the capitol whether to hold further demonstrations
ONE OF THE students' major com- building. Home Minister Kim Chong-hwan
plaints is the government has moved . SIMILAR STUDENT demonstrations promised that students returning to p c w
tooslowly towardgreater democracy. were reported in Kwangju, Chonju, their campuses would be guaranteed
The prime minister also said in a Taegu, Suwon, and Inchon. In safe conduct. He also promised to free
nationwide broadcast that further such Kwangju, about 25,000 students demon- students arrested the past three days.
protests could result in "economic strated and seven policemen were in- Sources reported that President Cho
bankruptcy." jured. Kyu-hah was expected to cut short his
More than 50,000 students took part in The students also want the im- overseas trip and return home today, (Continued from Page 1)
a march into the center of Seoul but mediate lifting of martial law, imposed one day earlier than scheduled. He was HE CALLED FOR weeding out
,most left the downtown area after sun- after the assassination of President in the Middle East seeking oil supplies "gphE caLteFOw e dormer
set. However, a few thousand remained Park Chung-hee in October and the and other economic gains for South groupS which had ties with the former
and fought sporadically with riot police resignation of military strongman Lt. Korea's sagging economy. regime of Shah Mohammad leza
until late in the night. Gen. Chun Doo-hwa. Education Minister Kim Ok-gill said Pahlavi or were in its services and
those which are corrupt and cause
corruption," the radio reported.
A ADULTSEVENINGS& HOLIDAYS............................... .50
MATINEEUNTLS30 EXCEPTHOLIDAYS$.......................52.0 In Washington, a White House aide
UNIVERSITY DRIVE IN ADULTS5.W- CHILDREN UNEER41FREU denied that 96 armed Americans had
...4 I.. ..arrived in Iran by helicopter to carry
Explicitly Free. out sabotage and in Tehran Irnian
PETER militants announced a 15th city where
SPELLERSthe American hostages are being held.
MmT«, haluat 'SHIRLEY E.r. rR.
- - MacLAINE RThe White House aide, who declined
to be identified, said the Iranian claim
-Erotic.- a story of 8about Americans landing was "not
Schance true" and "ridiculous."
AVCO EMBASSY ® nNtedArlh ® ,Bani-Sadr said in an interview Wed-
Rs.T..Ths.wL~d n, h....TE.,no"..- KA nesday with Tehran radio the
ESRI....n.WIuREa.7E4^RE" ' "--" "-"Americans... landed in various parts
-- A T4EAT. r of Iran with the intention of carrying
ni1htmare fSterror.out acts of sabotage in the next two
weeks, as well as assassinations in
I -various cities."
M.EH.TIa..,W..l hl. hE04. Militants said they had transferred
R some of the American captives to yet
N AmeORicn PS1-0TUE-another city-Hamadan, 175 miles
A m aUSILY...II E- southwest of Tehran. Other cities where
DreamOTREATE..-THES the militants have said they are holding
Becomes a NOWHERE TO RUN the hostages are: Tabriz, Shiraz,
Love Story. SALLY KELLERMAN SHE WILL Mahallat, Mashhad, Jahrom, Isfahan,
-.FIND YOU Najafabad, Arak, Qom, Yazd, Kerman,
* Y S Gorgan, Khomein, and Tehran.
GU The monster movie In another development, Ayatollah
Sadegh Khalkhali-who displayed
sD-IG.T.remains of the Americans killed in the
S " hostage rescue attempt-was quoted
SORRYNOPASSES SORRY NO PASSES SHITOPASSES saying he hopes all the hostages will be
IOIA9" i LetR yorfEmAg A F :s AITreturned to their families safely. Pars
MN<..;s -1 hutfenufRNgquoted him as saying he hopes none has
committed "grave sins" but "genuine
E ND spy suspects" should be tried.
FeatUrmg Six The Iranian government has been
.oLr_ --AL SrOm ---7 hunting for Iranian agents of the United
-TEHENDr~IxexPERIENCE States since the commando attempt to
IAPJ rescue the hostages.
and Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti,
Ig . ,.head of the Justice Ministry, has said
IXsome have been arrested, but he
refuses to give any details.







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