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  • Sla Releases 21 Finnish Soldiers

    The Israel-backed South Lebanon Army (SLA) released 21 Finnish soldiers of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon Friday after holding them prisoner for eight days. But UNIFIL sources complained today that the SLA continues to harass its troops. The most recent reported incident involved Norwegian UNIFIL soldiers in Ibel Saki village. By coincidence, Norway’s… More ▸

  • Reagan Submits Helsinki Report

    President Reagan has issued his semiannual report on the Implementation of the Helsinki Final Act noting that the Soviet Union, Rumania and Poland continue to be in violation of the human rights sections of the agreement. The 14th semiannual report was submitted by the State Department to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe,… More ▸

  • PLO to Open Finland Office

    The PLO will open an office in Helsinki in the near future, Prime Minister Kalevi Sorsa of Finland said several days ago. In an interview, Sorsa stated that Finland views the PLO as the legitimate representative of the Palestinian people. The Finnish leader was in Austria last week on an official visit during which he… More ▸