The reporter of the reporter, icon of Palestinian journalism, was finally transported to the old town of Jerusalem where a mass is celebrated in a church, before burial in a nearby cemetery.
Le Monde with AFP
violence broke out on Friday, May 13, within a hospital in Jerusalem at the end of the coffin of the Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
Images broadcast by local televisions show the coffin of the star report of the Panarabe al-Jazira chain, killed Wednesday during an Israeli raid in occupied West Bank, which fails to fall on the ground while Israeli police disperse the Windshore crowd of Palestinian flags.
Israeli forces have burst into the premises of Saint-Joseph Hospital in East Jerusalem, Palestinian sector of the busy city annexed by the Hebrew State.
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“If you do not stop these nationalist songs, we will have to disperse you using the force and we will prevent the funeral from taking place,” enjoys an Israeli policeman in the direction of the crowd, by a megaphone, According to a video broadcast by the police. According to her, “hundreds of people” gathered in the hospital and stones were thrown towards the police who were “forced to use the means of rosely dispersion”.
“Brutals Israeli special forces attack the funeral procession of Shireen Abu Akleh out of Saint-Joseph Hospital,” said in particular on Twitter Hanane Achraoui, a historic figure of the Palestine Liberation Organization (OLP) . “The inhumanity of Israel is displayed in great,” she also said.
The coffin of Shireen Abu Akleh was finally transported to the old town, where a mass is celebrated in a church, before burial in a nearby cemetery.
The death of this reporter, an icon of Palestinian journalism, aroused a wave of emotion in the Palestinian territories, in the Arab world where his reports were followed for more than two decades, in Europe and the United States.
Christian Palestinian 51 years old and also having American nationality, Shireen Abu Akleh was shot in the head as she covered an Israeli operation in the Palestinian refugee camp in Jenin, in the north of The West Bank.
Israel, after saying that she had “probably” succumbed to a Palestinian shot, said he did not rule out that the ball was fired by her soldiers. The Palestinian authority, Al-Jazira and the Qatari government accused the Israeli army of having killed it.