Saturday, December 12, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Plestinians call for total commercial strike in E. Jerusalem, Ramallah, Nablus, and other W. Bank towns [FJ 12/13].

Arab World: Egypt condemns Israel's use of live ammunition in occupied territories [NYT 12/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel reports 5 Palestinians wounded by gunfire, 2 critically, in Gaza Strip clashes; Palestine Press Service estimates at least 25 shot in the day's disturbances. Army imposes curfews on Balatah and 'Askar refugee camps in the West Bank. Rock-throwing, tirebombing crowds are reported throughout the territories; a Palestinian is shot, wounded in Hebron [NYT 12/13].