Thursday, October 29, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Ishaq Abu Surur, student shot in head by Israeli soldiers during Bethlehem U. demonstration 10/28, dies [FJ 11/1]. Jewish settlers fire on student demonstrators at UNRWA's al-Tirah Women Teachers' Institute in Ramallah; school administration closes institute for 1 week [FJ 11/1]. Violent demonstrations break out in Gaza Strip in response to Israeli bulldozing of 4 houses; houses belonged to families of 4 Gazans killed 10/2 by soldiers at Israeli checkpoint [FJ 11/1]. In Lydda, 2 Palestinians abducted in intemational waters by Israeli navy receive prison sentences on charges of Fateh membership [FJ 11/1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Military orders Bethlehem University closed for 3 months [Fl 11/1].