Wednesday, August 23, 1989


Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says he has recently met with well-educated and experienced Palestinians who heard him out and are convinced he wants peace [FBIS 8/23].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: An 11-year-old Palestinian from Rafah is shot, killed, and 2 more are wounded, prompting demonstrations; Rafah placed under curfew. At least one Palestinian is killed, 8 others wounded in clashes throughout the Gaza Strip; IDF detains "dozens of inhabitants" of 'Anabta; IDF soldiers raid al-Ahali Hospital in Gaza, capture 4 youths accused of throwing stones [FBIS 8/24].