Yet another significant report points to Israeli guilt in the death of Shireen Abu Akleh: new forensic analysis shows she was “deliberately and repeatedly targeted” by an Israeli military sniper taking “precise and careful aim.” Palestinians filing at the ICC state that her assassination was in the context of wider “systematic targeting” of Palestinian journalists by Israeli occupation forces.
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Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) calls out the Biden administration’s feeble response to Israel’s killing of a prominent American citizen: he asks the hard questions (why haven’t they been asked before?) that could trigger the withholding of US military aid to Israel.
Yair Lapid’s brazen demand for impunity for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh is a disturbing reflection of the US-Israeli relationship.
CNN investigates the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11 and says she was targeted by an Israeli sniper positioned 600 feet away from her with a clear line of sight.
A comprehensive report on Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder, and why it played out the way it did. Her story, like that of the Palestinian people, is one of courage in the face of injustice. In mourning her murder, let us acknowledge the facts of Palestinian life – and death.
Israel continues its time-honored strategy of manipulating the mainstream U.S. media — this time muddying the coverage of the assassination of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Since 2000, 50 Palestinian journalists have been killed, and the world doesn’t know the names of any of them.
Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian boy and shot another teen in the leg, a few hours after they killed a Palestinian-American journalist and injured another journalist… So far this year, Israeli occupation forces have killed 45 Palestinians, including 35 civilians: 8 children, 3 women & a female journalist; 17 Israelis have been killed…
It was an Israeli sniper that shot at us. We were not caught up in crossfire with Palestinian fighters like the Israeli army claimed… The funeral procession arrived at the small monastery in the city, and the church bells began ringing for Shireen, who is from a Christian family from Bethlehem. Around Shireen’s corpse, we all stood as Muslims and Christians, listening to the priest’s prayer in silence…
A beloved Palestinian-American journalist was shot dead during an Israeli raid on Jenin… For decades, Israel has targeted Palestinian journalists covering the occupied Palestinian territory, killing dozens of reporters and injuring and imprisoning hundreds more…
Gideon Levy asks, what did you expect? No people that has suffered as the Palestinian people has suffered will remain quiet, and that includes the Palestinian people between Rafah, in the Gaza Strip, and Jenin in the West Bank. Of course they will resist Israel’s brutal occupation, and it’s what Israel wants: an intifada, an excuse to spill Palestinian blood.