The Israeli army’s attack on the mourners of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh caused criticism, and the United Nations and the United States described the scene as “very uneasy,” but the United States could not explicitly condemn Israel with violence. bottom.

Thousands of people gathered in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday for the funeral of a veteran Al Jazeera journalist, two days after being shot dead by Israeli forces while concealing an attack on the occupied West Bank.

When her body left St. Joseph’s Hospital, Israeli police attacked the burial line – almost forcing the casket attendant to drop the casket of Abu Acre. The Israeli army seized the Palestinian flag from the mourners, later broke the window of the hearse carrying the body of Abu Acre, and removed the Palestinian flag.

The Jerusalem Red Crescent said the attack injured 33 people and hospitalized six. Israeli officials said six people were arrested after the mourner threw “rocks and glass bottles.”

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply upset” by the violence, according to a spokesman.

“I was stunned by the violence on the premises of St. Joseph Hospital and the level of unnecessary force used by Israeli police during the burial,” the European Union said.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States was “extremely troubled to see Israeli police invading her burial today … all families are dignified and unhindered by their loved ones. Deserves to be able to rest in a way. “

White House spokesman Jen Psaki also called the image “very uneasy.”

She said she should have focused on “marking the memories of prominent journalists who lost their lives.”

“I regret breaking into what was supposed to be a peaceful procession,” she added.

But when US President Joe Biden was later asked by a reporter if he had explicitly condemned Israel’s actions at the funeral, he said, “I don’t know all the details, but I know I need to investigate.” Stated.

On Saturday, the founding of the late Nobel Peace Prize-winning Archbishop of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, “coolly reminds” that the scene of Israeli police attacking a casket attendant happened during the funeral of an anti-apartheid activist. Said.

Al Jazeera said in a statement that the Israeli police attack on the burial line “violates all international norms and rights.”

“The Al Jazeera Media Network has blamed this violence in the strongest terms, putting the Israeli government fully responsible for the safety and security of all mourners and colleagues Sirene’s family.”

“Such violence will not discourage it from reporting the truth,” Al Jazeera said.

The United Nations, the EU, and the United Nations have endorsed a request for a complete investigation into the killing of Abu Acre.

“Israel apartheid policy towards Palestinians whenever we want to suppress and suppress freedom of speech, social and cultural rights,” said Saleh Hijaji, Deputy Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International. Is in line with the practice. “

“Israeli investigation records show that Palestinians have no will or ability to investigate criminal offenses.”

The Palestinian Authority called Israel the “occupying authority” and rejected Israel’s call for a joint investigation.

Human rights lawyer Diana Butz is widely respected by Palestinians for reports of life under Israeli occupation by Al Jazira at the funeral, and Israeli violence against mourners emphasizes her influence. He said he was doing it.

“So many people love her and continue to love her [for] Not only the strength of her report, but also her love for Palestine, “Buttu said.

“People know that what Israel is doing is a war crime. She cares about how the occupation affects her life and what the occupation means at the personal level. She really loved the people and was indignant at the occupation of Israel. “


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