Palestine submits letter to ICC over Israeli crimes following Shireen Abu Akleh killing

Ahram Online , Monday 23 May 2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said that it had submitted a letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding the crimes committed by the occupying power, Israel, against the Palestinian people, particularly the ‘crime of execution’ of Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Shireen Abu Aqleh
This handout file picture obtained from a former colleague of Al-Jazeera s late veteran TV journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh (Akleh), shows her reporting for the Qatar-based news channel from Jerusalem on May 22, 2021. AFP


"As is the case with previous periodic reports, the ministry called on the ICC to adopt this report in order to expedite its investigations and bring criminals and murderers to international justice,"  the Palestinian news agency WAFA quoted the ministry as saying.

Al-Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, from Jerusalem, was killed on May 11 during an Israeli army assault in the northern West Bank city of Jenin.




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