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Israeli Forces Invade Hebron, Killing at Least Eight Palestinians, After Palestinian Gunmen Dressed As Israelis Kill Four Israelis in a Nearby Jewish Settlement; in Tel Aviv, Thousands of Jews and Ara

StoryApril 29, 2002
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Israeli tanks and helicopter gunships have invaded the West Bank city of Hebron, killing at least eight Palestinians and wounding many others.

The attack comes two days after Palestinian gunmen killed four Jewish settlers in the Adora settlement near Hebron.

Guest:

  • Dr Sally Motch, psychologist with Doctors without Borders, in Hebron.

Thousands of Israeli Jews and Arabs gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest the policies of the Sharon government and stand in solidarity with Israeli reservists refusing to serve in the military. One of the speakers was Nurit Peled-Elhanan, whose daughter was killed in a Hamas suicide bombing. Ronen Wolff was also there. He is an Israeli peace activist with a Arab-Jewish peace group.

Guest:

  • Ronen Wolff, an Israeli with the group Taayush, an Arab-Jewish group working to end racism and militarism, speaking to us from Tel Aviv. He helped organize the peace rally in Tel Aviv on Saturday night.

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Music:

  • "Kuwait", Khayumbia, is Kharabia Rayford (vocals, percussion) & Yumi Steve Hooks (bass, guitar, flute and keyboard).

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