Friday, February 28, 1986


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Hundreds of West Bankers have traveled to Amman to express support for King Hussein following his attack on the PLO last week; the trips are reportedly being orchestrated by members of the Jordanian parliament residing in West Bank [JP 2/28]. Nearly 170 prisoners in Kafr Yunis prison went on 2-day hunger strike last week to protest maltreatment and inhumane prison conditions [FJ 2/28].

Other Countries: UN Secretariat in New York is seeking Israeli explanation following reports that several villagers in Shakra, S. Lebanon were tortured during Israel's search for 2 missing soldiers last week [JP 2/28].