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Israel / Violence / Land Day / Israel Arabs #320486

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 30, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) "Land Day" violence in occupied territories of Israel featured. Report introduced.

(Um-el-Fahm, Israel: Bob Simon) Jerusalem reported open to journalists because it's Israel's capital. Violent scenes of protesting Palestinians shown; death and injured tolls given. Arab news agency shown being closed by police. "Land Day" protest march shown; details given. Israeli-Arab town of Um-el-Fahm featured. [Kindergarten teacher Jabaren OMINE - says government doesn't care about Arab children.] Poverty of Um-el-Fahm people discussed. [Mayor Hashem MAHEMEED - says treated like second and third class citizens.] [Ex-Arab affairs minister Moshe ARENS - comments on progress.] Residents noted leaving town to work in Tel Aviv&other Israeli cities. [Israeli-Arab Hassan JABAREN - says they build Israeli hses. but not permitted to build for themselves.] Teens shown staging guerrilla theater; details given. [Israeli-Arab actor Mohammed BATIR - says Israelis want Arabs to be Jews or nothing.] Israeli Arabs noted increasingly supportive of Palestinian unrest. Israeli officials quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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