Wednesday, July 15, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: During tour of Hebron Prison, Prison Authority Director David Mainmon concedes overcrowding is a major problem in Israeli prisons [FJ 7/19]. Israeli police block MK Meir Kahane and group of supporters from entering Bayt Jann village; Kahane has sent 2 letters to Bayt Jann's local council since the violent clash between villagers and Israelis over disputed land [FJ 7/19]. Israeli troops close off Haddadin quarter of Nablus' Old City with cement, barbed wire [FJ 7/19].

Other Countries: PLO Political Department head Faruq al-Qaddumi ends 2-day official visit to Spain [FJ 7/19].

Military Action

Arab World: In Tripoli and Ba'labakk, car explosions kill 7 and wound 77 [FJ 7/19].