Palestinians pay tribute to murdered journalist | News
The Palestinian people paid tribute this Thursday in a massive funeral ceremony held in Ramallah to the Al Jazeera journalist murdered by the Israeli occupation forces, Shireen Abu Akleh.
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After the celebration of two ceremonies in the city of Jenin and Nablus, the official one was carried out with the assistance of thousands of people in Ramallah where the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank is located.
The President of the Palestinian State Mahmud Ridha Abas, who attended the funeral, stated that: Abu Akleh was “a heroine who sacrificed her life in defense of her cause and her people”.
At the same time, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (HAMAS) stated that: “The world and all international institutions must act responsibly and condemn this heinous crime and hold accountable and bring to justice the leaders of the occupying Zionist regime who They have violated all international principles and laws.”
For its part, the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem issued a statement on Thursday stating that: “This flagrant tragedy brings back to human consciousness the need to find a just solution to the Palestinian conflict, which refuses to be forgotten despite that 74 years have passed since the Nakba.”
Various groups of Palestinians have paid tribute by attending the place where she was killed by the occupying forces to lay wreaths while in other places they have carried out activities of remembrance.
Palestinian reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, belonging to the Arab news network Al Jazeera, was assassinated on Wednesday while covering an operation by Israeli occupation forces in the city of Jenin.