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Israel / Violence #320124

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1988
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Arab doctor in West Bank, Israel, report that Israeli troops stormed into hospital, fired tear gas, dragged Palestinian boys outside and beat them for several mins given. American doctors noted returning from region. Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) United States doctors returning from tour of West Bank, Israel, reported stating that Israeli troops deliberately injured protestors; scenes shown. [Physicians for Human Rights Dr. Jack GEIGER - says hands and arms broken in most patients examined.] Photos shown of identical fractures. Doctors quoted. with regard to injuries. [GEIGER - demonstrates how one receives fractures.] Palestinians noted telling doctors troops methodically breaking significant bones. [Trauma specialist Dr. Jennifer LEANING - explains how troops know which hand to break.] Israeli defense ministry's response quoted. Doctors noted insisting medical evidence supports findings.

Sawyer, Diane;
Schlesinger, Richard

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