On May 18, 1965, the Government of Syria executed Eli Cohen, despite protests from world leaders and Israel.

  • He was never allowed a defense at his trial.

  • He was brutally tortured during interrogation in defiance of international humanitarian law

  • His body was never returned to his family.

An Internet Play

SCENE III
Agent Code 177 Reporting From Damascus

Eli: Agent code one seven seven - reporting from Damascus.
1) Toured border today. Discovered following. Syrian border composed of tunnels and underground fortifications. Inhabited by thousands of Syrian soldiers. Fortifications - reinforced cement. Can be identified by trees planted above. If air force intends on bombing, to be directed at area where trees planted.
2) Works at Jordan river source. Intend to build dam to stop water flow to Israel. Completion of dam to be prevented at all cost.
Everything going well. More reports to follow. Over and out.
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