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Persian Gulf Tension / Iran-Iraq War #297656

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 21, 1984
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(Studio) Pentagon said willing to share intelligence information gathered by AWACs in Persian Gulf with other cntrys. in the region; current status of Iran-Iraq war described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) UN-sponsored cease-fire along Iran-Iraq border said apparently collapsing; indications from Iran substantiating this examined. Films shown. Ayatollah Khomeini's war against Iranian resisters, symbolized by mujahadeen exile Massoud Rajavi, examined. [RAJAVI - considers situation tantamount to civil war.] Est. number of political prisoners in Iran and international demonstrations by Iranian dissidents protesting use of torture and repression in their country noted; Hassein Dacha's case cited as example [DACHA - (thru translator) notes regime claimed his imprisoned wife committed suicide in prison.] No. believed executed and circumstances surrounding filming of prison execution noted. Photo shown.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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