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Amnesty International: Press Briefing In Geneva

13 October 2000 MDE 15/040/2000 198/00

Dr Elizabeth Hodgkin of the Middle East Program of the International Secretariat of Amnesty International, will hold a press briefing on Monday 16 October at 13.00 in the United Nations' Palais des Nations/Salle 2 in Geneva. She will brief the media on the latest developments in Israel and the Occupied Territories and Amnesty International's initial findings.

Following the killings of demonstrators in Israel and the Occupied Territories, including the areas under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority, Amnesty International delegated Dr Elizabeth Hodgkin and Dr Stephen Males, a former senior UK police officer who has worked extensively in police training on sensitive dealing with public order, to research several incidents of killings and to make recommendations to the Israeli government.

For more details please contact Catherine Morand on + 41 216 522 235 or Ala Subhi on + 44 7778 472 109


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