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Israel / Secret Service Controversy #310513

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Opposition leaders' criticism of Israeli President Chaim Herzog's immunity to resigning secret service director as cover-up for Prime Min. Shimon Peres and others noted.

(Jerusalem, Israel: Bill Redeker) Pol. effect of growing scandal over allegations that secret service murdered Palestinian hijackers in their custody 4years ago examined; details given, scenes shown. [Attorney Felicia LANGER - thinks issue illustrates double standards here for Arabs and Jews.] Lack of civil rights and legal protections for West Bank Arabs described. [Attorney Zaid Abu ZAYYAD - notes irony in Jews discriminating against others.] [Knesset member Ehud OLMERT - defs. administration of captured territories.] Outcome of trials of Jewish terrorists convicted of bombing Arabs recalled. [W. Bank Data Project spokesperson Meron BENVINISTI - believes Israel now operates under system of inequality rather than equality.] [LANGER - agrees.]

Rather, Dan;
Redeker, Bill

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