Posts Tagged ‘shireen’

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 […]

Israel admits “high possibility” military killed Shireen Abu Akleh, but says no one will be charged

The Israeli military has finally released the results of its inquiry into the May 11 killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and it is now admitting that there’s a “high possibility” that the bullet came from an IDF soldier, however Israel also said that they will not press criminal charges against the solider responsible. […]

National Press Club Honors Shireen Abu Akleh

Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh who was killed on May 11, 2022, while reporting from the West Bank during an Israeli military operation was honored last night at the National Press Club in Washington during the club’s 49th Annual National Press Club Journalism Awards Dinner. Al Jazeera DC Bureau Chief Abderahim Foukara noted that […]

‘Accountability requires action’: Shireen Abu Akleh’s family meets with Blinken

Family members of slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken to reiterate their calls for an independent investigation into her death. Source

Biden’s visit will serve Israeli view: Shireen Abu Akleh’s life doesn’t matter

Even as several U.S. senators press Joe Biden to address Israel’s killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in May on his trip to Israel, experts at an Israel lobby organization say the matter is a “domestic issue” in the United States and not an issue for Israel. While Neri Zilber, an Israeli journalist, laments […]

Shireen Abu Akleh is just a pawn in Biden’s game of Mideast NATO

The Biden administration’s effort to sweep Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing under the rug shows its keenness to extend Trump’s “Abraham Accords” in the Mideast. Those deals make war with Iran more likely, and promote Israeli arm sales and impunity for human rights violations. And as for the Palestinians, they will be completely buried by the […]

US Clears Israel Of Intentionally Killing Shireen Abu Akleh

On the day that the US celebrates its so-called independence on colonized land, Washington signed off on Israel’s clearing itself of direct responsibility for the killing of prominent Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. A statement attributed to Ned Price, spokesperson for the US State Department, said that American officials “could not reach a definitive conclusion regarding the origin […]

U.S. ‘insults Shireen’s memory’ by spinning her killing for Israel — Abu Akleh family says

After the State Department tries to sweep journalist Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing under the rug ahead of Biden’s visit to Israel by saying it can tell nothing from the bullet, her family dismisses the statement as “CSI-style forensics” designed to reach the “political” conclusion that an Israeli soldier did not intentionally target her, but was […]

U.S.: Shot That Killed Al Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Likely Fired From Israelis

U.S. officials said there was “no reason to believe” the shooting of Shireen Abu Akleh was intentional. Source

What’s the story?: Lina Abu Akleh on justice for her aunt, Shireen Abu Akleh

Lina Abu Akleh, niece of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, talks to Mondoweiss about the family’s quest for justice for Shireen, who was killed by Israeli forces in Jenin on May 11, 2022. Lina shares her memories of the tragic days of Shireen’s death, as well as what Shireen meant to her as […]

New York Times investigation finds Israeli soldier killed Shireen Abu Akleh

The New York Times is the latest US news agency to conclude that Palestinian journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, was most likely killed by an Israeli soldier. A month-long investigation by The Times found that the bullet that killed Abu Akleh was fired from the approximate location of the Israeli military convoy, most likely by a […]

A tribute to the heroes who told Shireen’s story

In the weeks after Shireen was killed, and in the face of countless efforts to discredit them, their experience, and their testimonies, these journalists persevered. Amidst all the trauma and grief they were experiencing, from losing a hero and friend, they chose to speak up, and continued telling the truth.

Shireen Abu Akleh’s death exposes colonial solidarity

The scandalous reactions in Germany and the United States to the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh exemplifies colonial solidarity.

Connecticut company built gun that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

A coalition called “No Rugers to Israel” can document over 200 Palestinians killed or injured by Rugers — now including Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh — though it believes the true number to be far higher. “For years we’ve been calling attention to sales of Ruger guns and ammunition to the Israeli military which is a […]

Students protest Blinken and honor Shireen Abu Akleh at Georgetown graduation

During graduation ceremonies at Georgetown University, students protested Secretary of State Antony Blinken and demanded accountability for slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Shireen Abu Akleh in her own words

In addition to being a courageous journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh also wrote in-depth articles reflecting on the role of the media in the struggle for Palestinian human rights. Source

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