Title:LEBANON: FATHI ARAFAT, HEAD OF THE RED CRESCENT, ACCUSES THE ISRAELIS OF ATTEMPTING GENOCIDE OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE.
Date:26th June 1962
Summary:SV wounded in hospital (4 shots) 1.25
SCU & SV wounded in intensive care (3 shots) 1.40
Embargoed:11th July 1962 13:00
Story Text: During Lebanon crisis: Dr Fathi Arafat (PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat's brother) head of the Lebanese Red Crescent Organization, speaks at press conference. Talks of Israeli desire to destroy the Palestinian people. Israelis have bombed hospitals and camps he said. Also shows interior views of the hospitals following the bombings, the wounded and amputees.
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