Shireen Abu Akleh

Israel says it ‘will not cooperate’ with probeinto Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder

INTERNATIONAL The family of Shireen Abu Akleh, the veteran Palestinian-American reporter who was killed by Israeli forces during a military raid in Jenin in May, have welcomed a US decision to open a probe into her death. “This is an important step,” a statement from her family on Tuesday said, adding that US authorities have a responsibility[…]

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Shireen Abu Akleh: Israel says will test bullet, despite US ‘guarantees’ to Palestinians

INTERNATIONAL Israeli authorities said on Sunday that they would test a bullet that killed prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, despite Palestinian claims they were assured Israel would not take part in testing. The Palestinian Authority on Saturday handed the bullet that killed Abu Akleh to US authorities for forensic examination. Abu Akleh was killed on 11 May while covering[…]

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Shireen Abu Akleh’s family seeks international probe into her murder

The family of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh announced yesterday that they would follow up on investigations into her murder on both “local and international levels.” Speaking to Jordan’s Al-Mamlaka, the correspondent’s brother Antione said that the Jordanian king had been “very supportive to our family.” Israel assassinated Al Jazeera journalist[…]

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Palestinian foreign minister calls on ICC to probe Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing

INTERNATIONAL The Palestinian foreign ministry announced on Monday that it formally asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. “We have documented [the crime] and submitted a file about it to the ICC prosecutor alongside other Israeli violations,” Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki[…]

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Israel proved its stupidity by attacking Abu Akleh’s funeral, says Sheikh Raed Salah

Leading Palestinian rights activist Sheikh Raed Salah told Al Jazeera yesterday that the Israeli occupation authorities are acting “moronically.” The veteran campaigner added that the recent Israeli attack on the coffin and funeral of the late journalist Shireen Abu Akleh “proves the stupidity” of the occupation. “The criminal [Israelis] will never accept the blame[…]

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West Bank: Israeli troops kill Palestinian Al Jazeera journalist during Jenin raid

INTERNATIONAL Israeli forces shot and killed a senior Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent during an army raid on Wednesday in Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, the Qatar-based news channel and Palestinian Health Ministry said. Wearing a press vest, Palestinian Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head during her coverage of the incursion and was transferred to[…]

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