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Birzeit University, West Bank, Palestine – The Israeli occupation authorities issue military order number 854, which grants them full military control over such matters as hiring of faculty, admission of students, and the curriculum.
The order affects Birzeit University as well as all other higher educational institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories.
But it triggers so much local and international condemnation and outrage that it is rescinded shortly afterwards.
(However, between 1980-82 the University is closed by Israel four times for more than 8 months).
1: In New York – The United Nations Security Council unanimously passes Resolution 465, which reads –
The Security Council,
Taking note of the reports of the Commission of the Security Council established under resolution 446 (1979) to examine the situation relating to settlements in the Arab territories occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem, contained in documents S/13450 and Corr. 1 and S/13679,
Taking note also of letters from the Permanent Representative of Jordan (S/13801) and the Permanent Representative of Morocco, Chairman of the Islamic Group (S/13802),
Strongly deploring the refusal by Israel to co-operate with the Commission and regretting its formal rejection of resolutions 446 (1979) and 452 (1979),
Affirming once more that the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War of 12 August 1949 is applicable to the Arab territories occupied by Israel since 1967, including Jerusalem,
Deploring the decision of the Government of Israel to officially support Israeli settlement in the Palestinian and other Arab territories occupied since 1967,
Deeply concerned over the practices of the Israeli authorities in implementing that settlement policy in the occupied Arab territories, including Jerusalem, and its consequences for the local Arab and Palestinian population,
Taking into account the need to consider measures for the impartial protection of private and public land and property, and water resources,
Bearing in mind the specific status of Jerusalem and, in particular, the need for protection and preservation of the unique spiritual and religious dimension of the Holy Places in the city,
Drawing attention to the grave consequences which the settlement policy is bound to have on any attempt to reach a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East,
Recalling pertinent Security Council resolutions, specifically resolutions 237 (1967) of 14 June 1967, 252 (1968) of 21 May 1968, 267 (1969) of 3 July 1969, 271 (1969) of 15 September 1969 and 298 (1971) of 25 September 1971, as well as the consensus statement made by the President of the Security Council on 11 November 1976,
Having invited Mr. Fahd Qawasmeh, Mayor of Al-Khalil (Hebron), in the occupied territory, to supply it with information pursuant to rule 39 of the provisional rules of procedure,
Commends the work done by the Commission in preparing the report contained in document S/13679;
Accepts the conclusions and recommendations contained in the above-mentioned report of the Commission;
Calls upon all parties, particularly the Government of Israel, to co-operate with the Commission;
Strongly deplores the decision of Israel to prohibit the free travel of Mayor Fahd Qawasmeh in order to appear before the Security Council, and requests Israel to permit his free travel to the United Nations headquarters for that purpose;
Determines that all measures taken by Israel to change the physical character, demographic composition, institutional structure or status of the Palestinian and other Arab territories occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem, or any part thereof, have no legal validity and that Israel's policy and practices of settling parts of its population and new immigrants in those territories constitute a flagrant violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War and also constitute a serious obstruction to achieving a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East;
Strongly deplores the continuation and persistence of Israel in pursuing those policies and practices and calls upon the Government and people of Israel to rescind those measures, to dismantle the existing settlements and in particular to cease, on an urgent basis, the establishment, construction and planning of settlements in the Arab territories occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem;
Calls upon all States not to provide Israel with any assistance to be used specifically in connection with settlements in the occupied territories;
Requests the Commission to continue to examine the situation relating to [Jewish] settlements in the Arab territories occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem, to investigate the reported serious depletion of natural resources, particularly the water resources, with a view to ensuring the protection of those important natural resources of the territories under occupation, and to keep under close scrutiny the implementation of the present resolution;
Requests the Commission to report to the Security Council before 1 September 1980, and decides to convene at the earliest possible date thereafter in order to consider the report and the full implementation of the present resolution.
(bold emphasis mine)
As before,
the world still waits for the implemetation of this resolution!
The failure of which continues to feed terrorist violence internationally...
22: The Israeli Knesset agrees to a peace treaty with Egypt.
23: Jewish Israelis burn hundreds of Christian New Testaments (source: Dr Shahak, Jewish Religion, 1994 p.21) in terms of Rabbi OVADIA YOSEF's religious ruling, under the auspices of Jewish religious organisation Yad Leakhim subsidised by Israel's Ministry of Religions.
Burning the
New Testament
In Paris – The head of Iraq’s nuclear programme, YAHIA El-MESHAD, is murdered in his Paris hotel by an Israeli Mossad hit team. Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin tells a journalist that he hoped France “had learnt its lesson” for helping Iraq. (Tzipi Livni is attached to Israel's Mossad and in Paris at this time).
June 2: In West Bank, Palestine – Jewish terrorists try to kill three Palestinian mayors by hiding bombs in their cars. Mayors KARIM KHALAF of Ramallah and BASSAM SHAKAA of Nablus are blown up by the bombs. KHALAF loses a foot and SHAKAA both his legs. A third bomb planted in the car of El Bireh Mayor IBRAHIM TAWIL is discovered before it can explode.
Provocations continue
30: In West Jerusalem – Israel passes it seventh Basic Law: Jerusalem, Capital of Israel (17th Av, 5740; Amended 27 November 2000), making Jerusalem the seat of the President of the State, the Knesset, the Government and the Supreme Court, and expanding the borders of municipal Jerusalem beginning the 20th of Sivan 5727 (June 28, 1967), as was given according to the Cities' Ordinance.
30: Israel replaces the pound with the shekel as Israel's currency unit.
government of Israel honours the Jewish terror group LeHI (known to the British as the Stern Gang) by the institution of the Lehi ribbon, a military decoration the terror organization's former members are entitled to wear.
See: Zionist Hostilities

In France – MAURICE PAPON is exposed by the journalist son of on Auschwitz victim (see January 11, 1944).
Rabbi MEIR KAHANE settles in Israel. (See 1971).
He founds the violent fascist 'Kach' movement and calls for the 'liquidation' of the liberal Jews, of whom he says –
'their evil threatens every Jew, their sins will sink the Jewish ship.'
(See September 1985).
13: In Rome – Pope John Paul is shot in a failed assassination attempt.
7: In Iraq – Israel's F-16s destroy Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor, and Israel's former Defence Minister and General MOSHE DAYAN asserts Israel's ability to build it's own nuclear  weapons.
6: In Egypt – President SADAT is assassinated in Cairo by anti-Israel forces as he attends a parade celebrating Egyptian military successes in the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
9: In the USA – Los Angeles Superior Court rules that the 'Institute for Historical Review' must pay their promised $50,000 for proof of the Holocaust and a further $40,000 to MEL MERMELSTEIN, an Auschwitz camp survivor. Judge THOMAS T. JOHNSON declared –
"This court does take judicial notice of the fact that Jews were gassed to death at Auschwitz Concentration Camp in Poland during the summer of 1944. It is not reasonably subject to dispute. And it is capable of immediate and accurate determination by resort to sources of reasonably indisputable accuracy. It is simply a fact." (c356542). (Emphasis mine).
declared proved!
Mercenary 'Mad Mike' Hoare
of South Africa
25: In Mahé, Seychelles An attempted coup against its socialist government, sponsored by South Africa with the connivance of America's CIA, is foiled when a firearm is found in the luggage of one of the mercenaries who were posing as a beer-drinking tourist party called "The Ancient Order of Froth-Blowers."
The mercenaries then highjack a landing Air India 707 plane and escape to Durban, South Africa.
(Six of these coup plotters had been apprehended by Seychelles, and so South Africa later pays R20-million for their return).
Coup attempt to re-install the pro-American former president probably re concerns of United States access to its military bases in Diego Garcia.
11: In El Mozote, Morazán department, El Salvador – The Salvadoran armed forces Atlacatl Battalion (under General Domingo Monterrosa), trained by the United States military, massacre up to 1000 civilians, most of them women and children (girls as young as 10 are first raped). The victims at El Mozote are left unburied. They herded every single villager into the local church, the convent and other houses and executed them all, to remove their potential support for the guerillas.
In 2012, the Government of El Salvador publicly 'apologized' for the Mozote massacre.
El Salvador Massacre
14: Prime Minister of Israel, MENACHEM BEGIN, claims the Golan Heights of Syria as Israel's territory, and passes its Golan Heights Law. The legislation, extending Israeli law to the area of the Golan Heights is adopted by the Knesset with a majority of 63 to 21. In presenting the law, Prime Minister BEGIN states that the time has come to implement the government's annexing of the Golan Heights, justifying it by Syria's hostility to Israel, and the recent deployment of Syrian missiles on Lebanese soil.
The law is condemned internationally and ruled as null and void by the UN Security Council (Resolution 497).
(In 2008, a plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly, although having no binding legal power in its recommendations, continued to reaffirm support for this resolution, voted by 161-1 in favour of a motion on the "occupied Syrian Golan" that reaffirmed support for Security Council motion 497).
Israel annexes
Syria's Golan Heights
In South
Africa – ARIEL SHARON secretly visits South Africa as Defence Minister of Israel and speaks to South African military forces along the border of Angola.
Israel–South Africa
Secret Alliance

February: In Jerusalem, Israel – The Department of Publicity of The World Zionist Organization, publishes 'A Strategy for Israel in the Nineteen Eighties' by ODED YINON in their Journal for Judaism and Zionism (Editor Yoram Beck); Issue No, 14 – Winter, 5742, which reads in paragraph 18 –
"[Regaining] the Sinai peninsula with its present and potential resources is therefore a political priority which is obstructed by the Camp David and the peace agreements. The fault for that lies of course with the present Israeli government and the governments which paved the road to the policy of territorial compromise, the Alignment governments since 1967. The Egyptians will not need to keep the peace treaty after the return of the Sinai, and they will do all they can to return to the fold of the Arab world and to the USSR in order to gain support and military assistance. American aid is guaranteed only for a short while, for the terms of the peace and the weakening of the U.S. both at home and abroad will bring about a reduction in aid. Without oil and the income from it, with the present enormous expenditure, we will not be able to get through 1982 under the present conditions and we will have to act in order to return the situation to the status quo which existed in Sinai prior to Sadat's visit and the mistaken peace agreement signed with him in March 1979." (In Hebrew, translated by Prof. Shahak, emphasis mine).
A Zionist Perspective
Friday 5: In Pretoria, South Africa – Medical doctor NEIL HUDSON AGGETT (28; labour union activist for a non-racial democracy) is tortured to death in the John Vorster Square police station (allegedly by 'suicide' during the previous night), after 70-days imprisonment without trial (including two months in solitary confinement), under the supervision of Major Arthur Benoni Cronwright (apparently since deceased) and Lieutenant Stephan Peter Whitehead (available for prosecution).
At his inquest,
Pieter Kotzé
'no-one to blame
South African Police Security Branch member William Charles Cecil Smith [AM4569/97] applies for and receives amnesty for the torture of Dr Aggett, in total disregard of the Aggett family).
in prison without charge, Dr Aggett had made a statement about his assault and torture (head in wet bag and electric shocks applied, etc.) to a visiting magistrate, but this was only investigated three weeks later, and according to Aggett’s partner, who later testified at the Truth Commission’s (TRC) Johannesburg hearings, this Police Sgt. Aletta Blom report was given back to the security police [those responsible] and, shortly afterwards, Aggett is found dead as a consequence).
In Israel – Prime Minister MENACHEM BEGIN secretly agrees to supply Argentina military junta (as it prepares for war with Britain over possession of the Falkland Islands) with air to air missiles, missile radar alert systems, fuel tanks for fighter bombers as well as gas masks.
The military supplies are sent to Peru and transferred to Argentinean forces.
(source: Israel Lotersztain interview in "Operation Israel: The Rearming of Argentina During the Dictatorship (1976/1983)").
BEGIN's anti-British
sentiment prevails.
Argentine forces mounted amphibious landings off the Falkland Islands, following the civilian occupation of South Georgia on 19 March, before the Falklands War begins. The invasion is met with a nominal defence organised by the Falkland Islands' Governor Sir Rex Hunt, giving command to Major Mike Norman of the Royal Marines. The events of the invasion include the landing of Lieutenant Commander Guillermo Sanchez-Sabarots' Amphibious Commandos Group, the attack on Moody Brook barracks, the engagement between the troops of Hugo Santillan and Bill Trollope at Stanley, and the final engagement and surrender at Government House.
brief war (to 14 June) brought many consequences for all the parties involved, besides the considerable casualty rate and large materiel loss, especially of shipping and aircraft, relative to the deployed military strengths of the opposing sides. The islanders subsequently had full British citizenship restored in 1983, their lifestyle improved by investments Britain made after the war and by the liberalisation of economic measures that had been stalled through fear of angering Argentina. In 1985, a new constitution was enacted promoting self-government, which has continued to devolve power to the islanders.
In Argentina, the Falklands War meant that a possible war with Chile was avoided. Further, Argentina returned to a democratic government in the 1983 general election, the first free general election since 1973. It also had a major social impact, destroying the military's image as the "moral reserve of the nation" that they had maintained through most of the 20th century.
Jewish zealots, followers of Rabbi MEIR KAHANE, barricade themselves into an underground bunker and threaten suicide to prevent Israeli withdrawal from Sinai as had been agreed in Israel's peace treaty with Egypt, but are removed by Israel's army.
3: In Park Lane, London – The Israeli ambassador SHLOMO ARGOV is shot and seriously injured by Hussein Ghassan Said of the Abu Nidal group. (The attack is used to justify the Israeli invasion of Lebanon that starts immediately after this attack but was prepared beforehand). Two fellow conspirators of the assassination attempt are arrested shortly afterwards in a London flat.
They were next planning to kill NABIL RAMLAWI, the PLO representative in London.
6: In Lebanon – Israel launches a major invasion of South Lebanon by land, sea and air.
YASSIR ARAFAT evacuates his PLO fighters from Beirut after continuous Israeli attacks that leave the city shattered.
16–18: In Sabra-Chatila refugee camps, Lebanon – More than 1,700 men, women and children are massacred in cold blood with the help of the Israel Defense Forces who had surrounded their refugee camps to control all access, shelled them with tanks, and then at night fired flares over them to illuminate the area at the request of the Phalangist attackers, to whom they had also supplied weapons. Many of the countless victims are mutilated.
Civilians massacred
with Israel's support
American journalist Janet Lee Stevens writes to her husband, Dr. Franklin Lamb –
"I saw dead women in their houses with their skirts up to their waists and their legs spread apart; dozens of young men shot after being lined up against an alley wall; children with their throats slit, a pregnant woman with her stomach chopped open, her eyes still wide open, her blackened face silently screaming in horror; countless babies and toddlers who had been stabbed or ripped apart and who had been thrown into garbage piles"
The US government does not protest the Israeli invasion of Lebanon or the massacre of civilians with Israeli military cooperation.
25: Israeli opposition leader, SHIMON PERES, leads a rally of some 300,000 protesters over the massacres of thousands of Palestinian refugees at the Sabra-Chatila camps by Israel's surrogate Lebanese forces with the criminal complicity of Israel's General ARIEL SHARON.
28: In Israel – The government appoints a commission of enquiry of three into the Sabra-Chatilla massacre under chairmanship of YITZHAK KAHAN which submits its report 8 February 1983, finding that direct responsibility rested with the Gemayel Phalangists led by Fadi Frem, and that no Israelis were deemed directly responsible, although Israel was held to be indirectly responsible.
In Palestine – The mayors of Hebron and Halhul, FAHD QAWASMEH and MUHAMMAD MILHEM, and Hebron’s chief cadi (religious judge), Sheikh RAJAB TAMIMI, are taken from their homes by Israeli troops and told they were going to a meeting with the defense minister in Tel Aviv. Instead, black bags are thrown over their heads and they were flown to the Lebanese border and dumped out, expelled from their homeland without charges or trial. (source: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, June 1999:87-88).
Israeli Mossad agent:
Victor Ostrovsky
Israel VICTOR JOHN OSTROVSKY, after service in Israel's military in which he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander, is recruited by Mossad (Israel's foreign intelligence service) and begins his training at the Mossad Academy north of Tel Aviv.
(OSTROVSKY leaves/is dismissed from Mossad in 1986 citing cases of unnecessarily malicious actions by Mossad operatives and deliberately inaccurate reporting to Israel's political leadership. In 1990 the State of Israel unsuccessfully went to court in the United States to try and stop the publication of OSTROVSKY's book 'By Way of Deception').
Mossad & Ostrovsky

5-8: In Dos Erres, La Libertad, in the northern department of Petén, Guatemala – A Guatemalan army "special forces" squad massacres 250 men, women and children.

January: In France – MAURICE PAPON is indicted for crimes against humanity (see January 11, 1944).
28: In Israel – Prime Minister MENACHEM BEGIN resigns.
1: In Israel – YITSHAK SHAMIR becomes prime minister.
France – KLAUS BARBIE is extradited from Bolivia to stand trial for 340 instances of the murder of Jews and members of the Resistance.
29: The Joint Political Military Group (JPMG) is created as a high-level planning forum of the US and Israel to discuss and implement combined planning, joint exercises, and logistics. The JPMG is co-chaired by the director general of the Israeli Ministry of Defense and the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs.
The JPMG will meet biannually, alternating between Israel and the United States.
Exports of weapons to South Africa (in violation of the international arms embargo) now constitutes 10% of Israel's exports.

In the USA – RONALD STEVEN LAUDER, grandson, through his mother (Estée Lauder), of Hungarian Jewish immigrants, is appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO policy at The Pentagon. (Lauder Is elected President of the World Jewish Congress on June 10, 2007)
Also in
the USA – The University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) Center for Afghanistan Studies program begins developing religious extremist textbooks and other literature to generate Islamic fanaticism to provoke resistance to the Soviet invaders, funded by USAID to about $51 million in the following decade.
The US helps
develop the Taliban
28: In West Jerusalem – Israel's parliament passes its eighth Basic Law: The Judiciary.
Monday 2: In Jerusalem – 48 people are wounded by a machine gun attack on a crowded shopping mall.
Thursday 12 c.7 PM: Between Tel Aviv and Ashkelon Egged transport company Bus No. 300 is highjacked with around 40 passengers and forced to drive towards the Egyptian border by four Palestinian men. They release a pregnant woman who raises the alarm. When the bus is stopped by Israeli forces south of Gaza city the hijackers demand the release of some 500 PLO members held in Israeli jails.
Friday 13, 7AM: An Israel Defense Forces unit (under brigadier-general YITZHAK MORDECHAI) storms the bus and one passenger (female Israeli soldier) is shot dead and seven others wounded. Two of the gunmen are killed in the bus, and two others are captured alive, but are summarily executed by EHUD YATOM on orders from the head of Shin Bet AVRAHAM SHALOM by smashing their skulls within the vehicle transporting them. (After relase of photographs of the two captured highjackers and their summary execution becomes known, Shin Bet goes to great lengths to cover up their killing of the suspects, but the cover-up becomes known in March 1986 and shortly afterwards Avraham Shalom, head of the Shin Bet resigns and is given a full Presidential pardon for unspecified crimes. From 2003 to 2006, YATOM is a Member of Israel's Knesset.)
In Israel – Rabbi MEIR KAHANE announces at a press conference in Jerusalem that his party (Kach) is fully prepared to demolish the Aqsa Mosque, together with all other Islamic monuments in Jerusalem (which would trigger a religous war).
New York, USA – American-born fascist Jew JONATHAN JAY POLLARD, while employed by the American Naval Intelligence Service, begins spying for Israel on American secrets at a monthly retainer of $1500 from the Israeli secret service via their agent Aviem Sella (אביאם סלע). Later from Naval Investigative Service (NIS) headquarters in Suitland, Maryland (in complicity with his wife Anne Henderson), POLLARD betrays US secrets, such as the latest version of Radio-Signal Notations (RASIN, a 10-volume manual comprehensively detailing America's global electronic surveillance network), and many thousands of other highly classified documents. He subsequently also passes information to South Africa's secret service, and attempts to sell classified information through a third party to Pakistan.
(After discovery of Pollard's betrayal, a US investigative delegation travels to Israel for debriefing, but is continually given the run-around and abused. Until 1998, Israel insists [lies] that its espionage was not authorized and was conducted by 'rogue' agents. In September 2009 Israel's State Comptroller incorrectly states in a report that Jonathan Pollard had been 'denied due legal process' in the United States).
(See: Israel's May 11, 1998 admission).
In Israel – Rabbi MEIR KAHANE wins a seat in parliament (Knesset) representing his extreme nationalist Kach Party, and continues his hate-speech against Palestinian Arabs ("dogs").
America's complicity in the mass killing by negligence, ultimately of an estimated 30,000 people, now begins...
In 1989, a settlement is reached under which Union Carbide Corp agrees to pay US$470 million (the insurance sum, plus interest) in a full and final settlement of its civil and criminal liability.
Bhopal Gas Victim
3: In Bhopal, India – An explosion at Union Carbide's pesticide plant causes 40 tonnes of lethal gas to seep into Bhopal community. Six safety measures designed to prevent a gas leak had either malfunctioned, were turned off or were otherwise inadequate. In addition, the safety siren, intended to alert the community should an incident occur at the plant, was turned off.
Warren Anderson(A 1982 safety audit of the Bhopal plant by its American parent identified 30 major hazards but these were corrected only at company's identical plant in the US. Neglecting these hazards in Bhopal caused the deadly explosion.)
CEO WARREN ANDERSON is arrested but violates his bail and flees to America which refuses India's requests for his extradition. The tragedy has subsequently claimed more than 15,000-20,000 lives. (See Bhopal Justice).

Child molestation complicity!
Brooklyn, USA – The continuing child molestation by Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Rabbi YEHUDA KOLKO is discussed by:
Rabbi Yakov Perlow (chairman)    Rabbi Elya Svei   Rabbi Chaim Dov Keller
Rabbi Avigdor Miller    Rabbi Aharon Schechter    Rabbi Moshe Scheinerman
Rabbi Avrohom Pam   Rabbi Shia Fishman   Rabbi Yankel Bender
Rabbi Elya Svei informs that to take any action would subject them to liability for not having reported their knowledge to the authorities earlier. So nothing is done. Later Rabbi Lipa Margulies becomes complicit in the continuing coverup and refusal to remove KOLKO from working with students. (See: March 2006).
In the
1970s and 1980s more than 4,000 British haemophiliacs are given blood products contaminated with HIV and Hepatitis C. Because the UK was not self-sufficient in blood products, the substance – called Factor VIII – was imported from the United States, where it had been manufactured with blood drawn from multiple donors. These included prisoners, habitual drug users and sex workers who had been paid for their blood.

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