Will anyone be held accountable for Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder? | TV Shows

On June 9, at 19:30GMT:
June eleventh marks one month for the reason that assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces. Regardless of worldwide outrage and condemnation, there has nonetheless been no formal investigation into her killing.

Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American, was overlaying Israeli military raids within the Jenin refugee camp within the occupied West Financial institution when a sniper’s bullet struck her within the head. She was carrying a press vest and helmet and was standing with different journalists when the group got here below hearth. Fellow Al Jazeera journalist, Ali Al-Samoudi, was additionally hit however survived. The Israeli navy has mentioned it won’t conduct a legal probe into her demise. In the meantime, the requires a global investigation are mounting.

Final week a gaggle of Israeli NGO’s formally requested that the United Nations assemble particular rapporteurs to probe the killing. A gaggle of bipartisan US congress members have known as on the White Home to strain the Palestinian Authority to launch the bullet that struck Akleh in order that ballistic evaluation can decide who fired the shot. The Palestinian Authority has refused on the grounds it doesn’t belief Israel to conduct a good investigation. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has vowed america would comply with the info and pursue accountability for these accountable.

On this episode of The Stream we focus on how individuals proceed to honour Abu Akleh’s reminiscence, as we ask “Will anybody be held accountable?”.

On this episode of The Stream, we communicate with:
Nida Ibrahim, @nida_journo 
Al Jazeera English Correspondent

Saleh Hijazi, @S_jazi
Palestinian Human Rights Advocate

Yasmeen Serhan, @YasmeenSerhan
Workers Author, The Atlantic

 

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