During Lebanon crisis: Dr Fathi Arafat (PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat's brother) head of the Lebanese Red Crescent Organization, speaks at press conference.
BEIRUT, LEBANON 26 & 27 JUNE 1982 (REUTERS)
SV ZOOM INTO CU Fathi Arafat at presser, talking about Israeli attempt at genocide of Palestinian people
SOUNDBITE ENGLISH " Twenty three days from the beginning of this attack , the invasion , we have about three to y five thousand killed , and in the last four or five days in Beirut more than two thousand killed, and all dying . New weapons were tried on our people - Lebanese and Palestinian- and many times we found that the rockets immdiately come to the shelter, which means that they want to abolish our people." 1.00
EXTERIOR SV Red cross flag with bullet holes flying over hospital 1.04
SV burnt out beds in hospital 1.08
Background: During Lebanon crisis: Dr Fathi Arafat (PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat's brother) head of the Lebanese Red Crescent Organization, speaks at press conference. Talks of Israeli desire to destroy the Palestinian people. Israelis have bombed hospitals and camps he said. Also shows interior views of the hospitals following the bombings, the wounded and amputees.