Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli Defense Forces gunfire on May 11, the UN Human Rights Office concludes, while wearing a bulletproof vest that read ” Press”.
Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli Defense Forces gunfire on May 11, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has concluded. man.
All the information we have gathered – including from the Israeli army and the Palestinian attorney general – supports the fact that the shootings that killed Ms. Abu Akleh and injured her colleague Al i Sammoudi came from Israeli security forces and not from indiscriminate fire from armed Palestinians as initially claimed by Israeli authorities, Ravina Shamdasani told a press briefing in Geneva.
We found no information to suggest there was any activity by armed Palestinians near journalists, Shamdasani said, saying it was deeply disturbing that Israeli authorities failed to open a judicial investigation.
The American-Palestinian journalist wore a bulletproof jacket with the word press written on it and a helmet protection when she was hit by a bullet just below the cup of her helmet.