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PA TV says murdered journalist Shireen Abu Akleh "stood against" Israel

Official PA TV, special broadcast on the death of Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed during a gunfight initiated by Palestinian terrorists attacking Israeli forces in Jenin on May 11, 2022

 

Official PA TV host: “May 11 [2022] is a dark day for Palestinian journalism. Journalist icon Shireen Abu Akleh was always on the ground, she stood against the occupation, its tanks, and its arsenals in every place and at every time in order to convey the Palestinian message and Palestinian cause. This is a journalist who was always biased in favor of her homeland, her land, her capital, and her land.”

 

 

 

Shireen Abu Akleh - 51-year-old Palestinian-American journalist for Al-Jazeera who was shot and killed while covering a gunbattle initiated by Palestinian terrorists who attacked Israeli forces during an operation in Jenin on May 11, 2022. The PA immediately accused Israel of shooting Abu Akleh without providing evidence. Israel rejected the accusation, noting Palestinian terrorists were filmed shooting indiscriminately and saying they had hit an Israeli soldier even though no soldiers were wounded, possibly indicating they had shot Abu Akleh. The PA rejected Israel's request to conduct a joint investigation of the incident, and its request to let it examine the bullet that killed Abu Akleh to determine whether it was fired by Israeli forces. The bullet is of a type used by both Israeli soldiers and Palestinian terrorists. In a press conference following Abu Akleh's autopsy on the day of her death, Head of An-Najah National University’s Forensic Medicine Department Dr. Rayyan Al-Ali said it could not yet be determined which side shot her.