Al Jazeera will refer the killing of reporter to International Criminal Court
The news network says it will “follow every path to achieve justice” for its reporter, and ensure those responsible for her death are “held accountable in all international justice and legal platforms and courts”.
Qatar’s al jazeera information network says it’s going to refer the killing of its journalist shireen abu akleh to the worldwide criminal courtroom. Ms abu akleh, a palestinian-american reporter for the community, become shot dead at some point of an israeli raid in the occupied west financial institution on eleven may additionally. Al jazeera stated its submission to the court will even consist of the israeli bombing and destruction of its office in gaza in may additionally final yr, as well as the “continuous incitements and assaults” on its newshounds within the occupied palestinian territories.
“consistent with article 8 of the constitution of the global criminal court, concentrated on warfare correspondents, or reporters running in war zones or occupied territories through killing or physically assaulting them, is a conflict crime,” the media company stated.
“al jazeera media community condemns the killing of our colleague shireen abu akleh, who worked with the network for 25 years as a expert journalist overlaying the continued battle in the occupied palestinian territories.
“the community vows to comply with each path to attain justice for shireen, and make certain the ones accountable for her killing are brought to justice and held accountable in all international justice and legal platforms and courts.”
it comes because the palestinian authority said its research shows ms abu akleh have been deliberately shot with the aid of an israeli soldier, a declare israel denies.