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Violence clouds Jerusalem funeral of Al Jazeera journalist


Mourners react as Abu Akleh’s body arrives at a hospital in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah, on May 12, 2022

Thousands of people packed Jerusalem’s tense Old City on Friday for the burial of veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, after Israeli police stormed the start of the funeral procession.

Abu Akleh, a Christian and a Palestinian-American, was a hugely revered reporter and her funeral in her native Jerusalem drew massive crowds. 

Originally published as Violence clouds Jerusalem funeral of Al Jazeera journalist



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