Qatar-based media community says it holds Israel answerable for killing ‘in chilly blood’ its veteran correspondent in occupied West Financial institution.
Under is Al Jazeera Media Community’s assertion on the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh:
In a blatant homicide, violating worldwide legal guidelines and norms, the Israeli occupation forces assassinated in chilly blood Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Palestine, Shireen Abu Akleh, focusing on her with stay hearth early this morning, Wednesday, Might 11, 2022, whereas conducting her journalistic responsibility, clearly sporting a press jacket that identifies her a journalist, masking the Israeli occupation forces storming of Jenin refugee camp within the West Financial institution.
Al Jazeera Media Community condemns this heinous crime, which intends to solely stop the media from conducting their responsibility. Al Jazeera holds the Israeli authorities and the occupation forces answerable for the killing of Shireen. It additionally calls on the worldwide neighborhood to sentence and maintain the Israeli occupation forces accountable for his or her intentional focusing on and killing of Shireen.
The Israeli authorities are additionally answerable for the focusing on of Al Jazeera producer Ali al-Samudi, who was additionally shot within the again whereas masking the identical occasion, and he’s at present present process remedy.
Al Jazeera extends its honest condolences to the household of Shireen in Palestine, and to her prolonged household all over the world, and we pledge to prosecute the perpetrators legally, irrespective of how onerous they attempt to cowl up their crime, and produce them to justice.