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Israel / Violence / Trials #107147

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 27, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Opening of military trials for Palestinians involved in recent violence in Israeli-occupied territories reported; details given, scenes shown from Nablus. Issues of prison-abuse and fitness of judges noted. [Gaza lawyer Muhammad Abu SHAABAN - (thru translator) says judge merely soldier.] [Chief military prosecutor Brigadier General Amnon STRASCHNOW - responds.] Life in refugee camps described. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says refugees locked in like chickens.] Issue of whether mil. or police should be responsible for riot control reported [On NBC, Israeli defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - says soldiers will continue to use live ammunition]

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Dean
Duration:
00:02:40

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