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State Department / Human Rights Report / Israel #325845

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) State Department human rights report quoted with regard to USSR and Israel; details given. Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Israeli treatment of Palestinians living in occupied territories reported criticized in human rights report; conclusions quoted on screen. [Israeli ambassador to United States Moshe ARAD - refutes report's assertions.] [Amnesty International spokesperson James O'DEA - comments on situation; mentions Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Shamir quoted with regard to report Report introduced.

(Studio: Betsy Aaron) Arab-American reaction to State Department report featured. [Arab American Institution spokesperson James ZOGBY - comments on situation.] Reagan administration's discussions with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in December recalled. Democrat state convs. that passed resolutions with regard to Arab-Israeli issue listed on screen. [WOMAN, Arab-American Democrat Club spokesperson Amal BARKOUKI-WINTER - comment on state convs. passing these resolutions.] [Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith spokesperson Alan SCHWARTZ - says effort is anti-Israeli.] [ZOGBY - says people want peace in Middle E.] Arab-American Institution reported inviting Yasir Arafat aide Hani al- Hassan to attend leadership conference in DC.

Aaron, Betsy;
Rather, Dan;
Plante, Bill

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