Israeli police attack Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral in Jerusalem

Live video footage from Al Jazeera showed groups of heavily armed Israeli police officers attacking the large procession, beating people with batons and firing stun grenades into the crowd, and ripping Palestinian flags out of the hands of mourners.

Israeli police attack Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral in Jerusalem

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Rashid Khalidi: Israel Systematically Targets Palestinian Journalists to Hide Reality of Occupation

Shireen Abu Akleh was a U.S. citizen. She worked at Al Jazeera for a quarter of a century. She was one of the best-known television journalists in Palestine and the Arab world. Israel initially claimed she may have been shot by a Palestinian gunman, but later said it was unclear who shot her. Palestinian authorities accused Israel of committing the, quote, “crime of execution” and rejected an offer from Israel to carry out a joint probe into her death. On Wednesday, Ala’ Salameh, the head of the Palestinian Media Association, spoke out against the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and other Palestinian journalists.

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The State of Palestine condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s assassination of journalist Abu Akleh

The State of Palestine condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s assassination of journalist Abu Akleh

The State of Palestine condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s assassination of journalist Abu Akleh

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Shireen Abu Akleh, the Palestinian Al Jazeera journalist killed by Israeli forces on Wednesday, was a veteran television correspondent who became a household name across the Arab world for her bold coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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