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Israel / Violence / Protests / Arab League Meeting #112008

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Confrontations between Israeli forces and Palestinians in E. Jerusalem reported; details given, scenes shown. Demonstrations by Israeli Arabs and by Druse villagers in Golan Heights reported; scenes shown. [MAN - supports Palestinian fight against Israeli occupation.] Peaceful march in Nazareth shown. [Knesset member Abdul Wahab DAROUSHE - says Israelis want to suppress Palestinians.] Impt. of demonstrations in showing Israel that issue is national issue noted; protest in Tel Aviv by Israeli Jews against occupation policy shown. [MAN - says must end occupation of Gaza Strip and West Bank.]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Tunis, Tunisia: Pierre Salinger) Mtg. of Arab League in Tunisia to call for further support of Palestinians reported; details given, scenes shown from meeting; stmts. by secretary general of Arab League Chedli Klibi quoted. November 1987 meeting in Amman, Jordan, recalled focusing on Iran-Iraq war; scenes shown. [PLO chairperson Yasir ARAFAT - (thru translator) says revolution will continue] Arafat's call for committee to deal with Palestinian question detailed. [UN Relief Org. spokesperson Giorgio GIACOMELLI - says Palestinians have had enough.] Issue of Arab unity behind Palestinians mentioned.

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Rejection by Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir of USSR proposal for United Nations conference on Middle East problems reported

Reynolds, Dean;
Salinger, Pierre;
Serafin, Barry

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