Israeli-Palestinian conflict: the UN demands an investigation into the death of an Al Jazeera journalist in the West Bank

“Our services are on the ground to verify the facts”, underlines the tweet demanding that “impunity ends” and calling for an “independent and transparent investigation into his murder”.

Shireen Abu Akleh, one of the best-known journalists for the pan-Arab channel Al Jazeera, was shot dead on Wednesday morning while covering an Israeli army operation in a tense area of ​​the occupied West Bank.

A deliberate murder

Al Jazeera accused Israeli forces of “deliberately” and “cold-blooded” killing of its star journalist who was shot in the head, while Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett claimed that she had “probably” been killed by gunfire from Palestinian fighters on the sidelines of clashes in the Jenin camp.

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