The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Federal Republic of Germany decided today that the Olympic Games will take place without the participation of West Germany. In order to protest against this decision, thousands of people gather in front of the venue. Fears are high that non-participation in Moscow could effect the international sports traffic and the sports relations between East and West in the future.

Video details:

Period: 1980
Resolution: SD
Aspect ratio: 4:3
Original sound: yes
Colour: yes
Source: DRA – from “Aktuelle Kamera “, 15.05.1980