• Short Summary

    To mark United Nations Human Rights Day, (10 december), a spokesman for the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) at a Beirut news conference, condemned Israeli repression in the occupied territories.

  • Description

    1.
    LV & CU Palestinian Liberation Organisation Human Rights Committee Secretary, Mr. Arabi Awad, at news conference (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    CU Mr. Awad speaking in English



    AWAD: "It might be enough to mention that more than one hundred thousand Palestinians entered the Israeli prisons after the occupation, and that more than five thousand are still imprisoned in overcrowded old prisons, in small dirty cells and submitted to the most brutal kinds of torture, which resulted in the fact that more than fifty martyrs fell under, condemned under, as a result of this torture. In addition two hundred and thirty thousand were submitted to interrogation by the Israeli interrogators. This terrorist policy did not stand any limit, it covered all the life aspects in the occupied Palestinian land and incarnated as a deliberate policy aiming at encircling the Palestinians and pushing them to depart and desert their homeland for the new Zionist settlers. The dimension of racial discrimination are manifested and completed by the stands in support and strong relations between Israel from one side and the racial regimes in Rhodesia and South Africa on the other side. According to this, it must be concluded that the Israeli policy supported by the American Imperialism and allied with it is the main reason of tension and wars in this area."




    Initials BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: To mark United Nations Human Rights Day, (10 december), a spokesman for the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) at a Beirut news conference, condemned Israeli repression in the occupied territories. The spokesman was mr. Arabi Awad, Secretary of the Palestinian Human Rights Committee and a member of the PLO's Central Council.

    SYNOPSIS: Mr. Awad gave statistics to support his claim that Israeli rule of Gaza and the West Bank was repressive.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAJYJHP1E0R87DENOCL21SDHIC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJYJHP1E0R87DENOCL21SDHIC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment