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Israel / Violence / Trials #554370

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 28, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Nablus, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Scenes shown of Palestinian insurgents standing trial in Nablus on occupied West Bank, Israel. No. arrested given. Mothers shown anxiously awaiting news of sons; mothers named and quoted. Prison sentences for throwing gasoline bombs and rocks given. Mil. trials reported causing Palestinian lawyers to refuse to defend clients. [Palestinian attorney Sharhabeel ALZAEM - claims trials unfair.] [Israeli military prosecutor General Amnon STRASCHNOW -disagrees with Palestinian attorney] Israeli government reported threatening to deport revolt leaders [STRASCHNOW - says exceptional insurgents need exceptional punishment.] Israeli government reported wanting to destroy PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) youth orgs. Israeli government reported trying to quell revolt before beginning of traditional violence on New Yr.'s Day.

Reporter(s):
Fletcher, Martin;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:02:40

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