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Israel / Government Cover-up #102974

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 01, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Israeli attorney general Yitzhak Zamir's attempted prosecution of security police chief Avraham Shalom for alleged cover-up of murders of Palestinian suspects in police custody recalled.

(Bob Zelnick) Zamir's resignation and indications of government cover-up examined; background to situation reviewed. ["Jerusalem Post" spokesperson Hirsh GOODMAN - describes government efforts to suppress info.] Roles of then-Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir and current Prime Min. Shimon Peres considered. [Former intelligence chief Shlomoi GAZIT - comments.] [Attorney general designate Judge Yosef HARISH - will form own opinion.]

Donaldson, Sam

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