Argentina has condemned the killing of Palestinian journalist Sherine Abu Aqleh, who was shot in the head last Wednesday in the West Bank while covering raids by the Israeli army, and called for an independent investigation to clarify what happened, according to the Argentine newspaper, Infopay.
And the Argentine Foreign Ministry posted on its Twitter account that “the Argentine Republic condemns the crime of Palestinian journalist Sherine Abu Aqleh, which took place in Jenin in the exercise of her journalistic role, and the subsequent police actions at her funeral,” adding that “an independent investigation is necessary to clarify what happened.”“.
Abu Aqila’s funeral was held last Friday in East Jerusalem, in the presence of thousands of attendees.
Yesterday, Saturday, the Israeli police announced that they would conduct an investigation into the actions of their agents during the funeral, in response to a wave of criticism from the international community, including the United States, the European Union and the United Nations Security Council, after pictures spread of Israeli policemen beating Palestinians while carrying the coffin of Abu His mind with sticks, almost causing him to fall.
Annalina Birbock, German Foreign Minister, had expressed her grief over the killing of the Palestinian journalist, stressing that she was stunned by her death and her killing should be investigated transparently, noting that her funeral did not take place in peace and dignity..
And the official account of the German Foreign Ministry, via Twitter, quoted Annalina’s statement, in which she said: “I am stunned by the death of Shireen Abu Akleh. Democracy depends on the work of brave journalists. It is important that her death be investigated transparently. I am also personally shocked that her funeral did not take place in peace and dignity