Tue. Jul 26th, 2022

Mahmoud Abbas / ICC.

Il Presidente della Repubblica Sergio Mattarella incontra S.E. Signor Mahmoud Abbas Presidente della Palestina (foto di Francesco Ammendola - Ufficio per la Stampa e la Comunicazione della Presidenza della Repubblica)

The Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, says he will immediately refer the killing of Al Jazeera Journalist, Shireen Abu Agie to the International Criminal Court, ICC.

In a speech at a remembrance service attended by thousands of people, President Abbas declared that Israel was fully responsible for her death.

Reports say, she was shot while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank.

Al Jazeera said the Journalist was killed by Israeli troops, but Israel said she might have been shot by Palestinian gunmen.

Meanwhile, the United Nations, US and European Union have called for an independent and transparent investigation into the killing.

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