The UN Security Council strongly condemns the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh

14 May, 2022
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The UN Security Council strongly condemns the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh

The UN Security Council adopted a statement strongly condemning the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, by Israeli soldiers, while she was covering an incursion into the Jenin refugee camp.


The statement called for an immediate, comprehensive, transparent, fair and impartial investigation into the killing of Abu Aqleh, stressing the need to ensure accountability for her killing.


Al-Jazeera quoted the statement stressing the need to protect journalists in their capacity as civilians.


The statement said that the council will continue to closely monitor the situation after the killing of Shireen Abu Aqleh.


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