Friday, October 16, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: U.S. Sec. of State George Shultz flies to Israel for official visit [WP 10/17]. Beersheba court orders 48 bedouin families evicted from disputed land in the Negev and fines each family IS 3,000 [FJ 10/25]. Beersheba magistrate sentences border guard to 6 months imprisonment for beating Palestinian truck driver in 1984 [FJ 10/25]. Israeli officials ban all Arabic daily newspapers in occupied territories [FJ 10/25].

Other Countries: Former U.S. Pres. Jimmy Carter says he met with PLO officials while on visit to Algiers earlier this year [FJ 10/25].