Monday, August 13, 1984


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Knesset members sworn in; Meir Kahane refuses to take oath, then does so with biblical quote pledging to obey the law as long as he feels it does not disobey religious law. DM Arens defends act of Jewish squatters settling inside Hebron. Gov't. activities coordinator Goren tells press army will in coming weeks "uproot" development of national Palestinian bodies.

Other Countries: In Mexico City, UN Conference on Population adopts report condemning Israel's establishment of settlements in occupied territories; only US and Israel vote against.