Egypt’s Syndicate of Journalists announces prize named over Palestinian Journalist Shereen Abu Akleh



Tue, 17 May 2022 - 09:12 GMT


Tue, 17 May 2022 - 09:12 GMT

CAIRO – 17 May 2022: Head of Egypt’s Syndicate of Journalists announced, Tuesday allocating a special prize named over Palestinian Journalist Shereen Abu Akleh.

During organizing a memorial service to commemorate the Palestinian Journalist. Diaa Rashwan, the head of the Syndicate of Journalists.

He renewed his condolences on behalf of all Egyptian journalists to the martyr journalist’s family, friends, fellow Palestinian journalists and the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate.

He further stressed the need for the international community and the International Criminal Court to hold Israel accountable for its recent crime against Abu Akleh, the martyr of the press, and to open a broad international investigation into all the repeated crimes of the occupation forces against journalists, especially Palestinians, in violation of all international laws.

On May 11, The Egyptian Journalists Syndicate released a statement condemning the killing of Palestinian Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by the Israeli occupation demanding all concerned United Nations agencies "to protect Palestinian colleagues while practicing their profession from the Israeli forces' aggression against them."

he syndicate described Palestinian journalists working on the occupied lands as the world's eye on the truth about what is happening in Palestine, calling on them to exercise caution while doing their job.

Abou Akala was shot dead while reporting on a raid committed by the Israeli forces in the West Bank's Jenin city. Also, Palestinian Journalist Ali Samoudi was shot while reporting on the same incident, and is still receiving treatment.




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