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On Wednesday veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed by Israeli forces within the occupied West Financial institution. She was hit by a reside bullet whereas overlaying Israeli raids within the metropolis of Jenin. In video footage of the incident, Abu Akleh could be seen carrying a blue flak jacket clearly marked with the phrase “PRESS”.
In an announcement, Al Jazeera Media Community condemned the “blatant homicide” that violates “worldwide legal guidelines and norms”, and known as Abu Akleh’s dying a “heinous crime, by which it’s meant to forestall the media from fulfilling its message”.
The killing comes simply days after the Worldwide Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) and the Worldwide Centre of Justice for Palestinians filed a proper grievance with the Worldwide Prison Court docket alleging “systematic concentrating on of Palestinian journalists”.
Abu Akleh, 51, was born in Jerusalem. She started working for Al Jazeera in 1997 and usually reported from throughout the occupied Palestinian territory.
On this episode we focus on the worldwide response to her killing, and ask if there will probably be any accountability.
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