Shireen Abu Akleh

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Shireen Abu Akleh (3 April 1971 – 11 May 2022) was a Palestinian-American journalist. She worked as a reporter for the Arabic-language channel of Al Jazeera for 25 years until her assassination. She was born in Jerusalem.

Assassination[change | change source]

Abu Akleh was shot dead on 11 May 2022 while covering a raid on Jenin in the Israeli-occupied West Bank by the Israel Defense Forces at the age of 51.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Abdulrahim, Raja (2022-05-11). "Al Jazeera Journalist Is Killed During Clashes in West Bank". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-05-11.
  2. Hendrix, Steve (May 11, 2022). "American reporter killed by IDF, network says; Israel calls for inquiry". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on May 11, 2022. Retrieved May 11, 2022.