Posts Tagged ‘shireen’

More than 60 civil society orgs call on congress to pass Justice for Shireen Act

More than 60 national organizations are demanding Congress back a bill to require the FBI to publicly report details of Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing. Source

Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing made clear that Israel’s war on Palestinian journalists is part of its war on Palestine

Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by the same Israeli bullets directed against her fellow Palestinians. Those bullets have continued to fly, and the Israeli war machine has taken the lives of nearly 300 Palestinians in the past year. Shireen’s was one of them. Source

A year after the assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh

If you ask me how I feel a year after Shireen Abu Akleh’s assassination, I would tell you that I feel angry because both Shireen and I died under the tree that day. Shireen awaits justice from heaven, while I wait for it down here on earth. Source

On anniversary of Shireen Abu Akleh’s death, new report details Israel’s history of killing reporters with impunity

A new report from the Committee to Protect Journalists shows the Israeli military has killed 20 journalists since 2001 and not one soldier has been put on trial. Source

Biden administration opposes ICC investigating Shireen Abu Akleh killing

Al Jazeera is submitting a case to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. The request includes a dossier on the network’s six-month investigation into the death of their reporter along with new material. Lina Abu Akleh, the niece of Shireen, made a public statement about the move during […]

Israel won’t cooperate with U.S. probe into Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing

The U.S. Justice Department has informed the Israeli government that the FBI will finally investigate the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, the Palestinian American journalist who was shot during an Israeli raid in May. Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz has already declared that Israel will not cooperate with the probe. Source

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

Abbas ‘dares’ US to prosecute Shireen Abu Akleh killers

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of killing Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and urged the US to prosecute her killers. Abbas announced before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly that Israel is killing the Palestinian people without accountability, as it did with Shireen Abu Akleh: “Who was killed by a sniper’s bullet intended to […]

New evidence emerges showing Israel deliberately targeted Shireen Abu Akleh as family files ICC complaint

Shireen Abu Akleh was “deliberately and repeatedly targeted” by an Israeli military sniper while reporting on an IDF raid last May, at the entrance to Jenin refugee camp – by a sniper taking “precise and careful aim.” This is among the previously unreleased findings of a joint investigation by UK-based Forensic Architecture and the Monitoring […]

New evidence emerges showing Israel deliberately targeted Shireen Abu Akleh as family files ICC complaint

Shireen Abu Akleh was “deliberately and repeatedly targeted” by an Israeli military sniper while reporting on an IDF raid last May, at the entrance to Jenin refugee camp – by a sniper taking “precise and careful aim.” This is among the previously unreleased findings of a joint investigation by UK-based Forensic Architecture and the Monitoring […]

New evidence emerges showing Israel deliberately targeted Shireen Abu Akleh as family files ICC complaint

Shireen Abu Akleh was “deliberately and repeatedly targeted” by an Israeli military sniper while reporting on an IDF raid last May, at the entrance to Jenin refugee camp – by a sniper taking “precise and careful aim.” This is among the previously unreleased findings of a joint investigation by UK-based Forensic Architecture and the Monitoring […]

Israelis justify killing of Shireen Abu Akleh — and Biden aides echo the talking points

Israel’s killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent Palestinian-American journalist, in the occupied West Bank on May 11 has turned out to be a momentous event. It has rallied global support for Palestinians. It has caused actual strain between the United States and Israel, with progressive politicians and mainstream journalists calling for accountability, and the […]

Israel Covered Up The Murder Of Shireen Abu Akleh With US Help

The results of Israel’s official investigation into their own murder of veteran journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, was published this Monday. Unsurprisingly, the conclusion is the same as the US report, which was accused by human rights groups of being a whitewash. Israel has all but admitted it killed a US citizen and knows it will […]

Israel demands full impunity for killing Shireen Abu Akleh – and the Biden administration agrees

Despite the best efforts of the Israeli and American governments, the spirit of Shireen Abu Akleh simply won’t go away.  Shireen’s family won’t let her memory fade into the background in Washington or Tel Aviv as the memories of so many thousands of Palestinians have in the past. Neither will the broader Palestinian and Palestine-advocacy […]

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