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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from Amnesty International that Israel has violated Palestinians' rights by imprisoning thousands without trial noted. Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Dvt. of controversial ideas amidst ongoing Israeli-Palestinian struggle featured; scenes shown from computer game developed by follower of Israeli extremist Meir Kahane that pits Israelis against Palestinians on the video screen. Issue of identification badges and transit camps for Palestinians working in Israel discussed. [Israeli truck DRIVER - (thru translator) says badge reminds him of Nazi badges.] Transit camps shown. [Mayor of Petach Tikva, Israel, Giora LEV - says Jewish citizens must be protected.] [Israeli Knesset member Avram BURG - says occupation corrupts.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Critical wounding of Palestinian baby by rubber bullet reported; details given.

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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