Britain Remembers Shireen Abu Akleh

A service honouring the life of a journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, took place at St Bride's Church, the Journalists' Church, in London today....
A general picture shows the portrait of American-Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh amongst over fifty other murdered journalists standing in her memory at the Journalists' Church - St Bride's, off Fleet Street in central London on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 -. Israeli armed forces killed Shireen on 11 May on the outskirts of Jenin refugee camp in the occupied Palestinian territories. (VX Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)

A service honouring the life of a journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, took place at St Bride’s Church, the Journalists’ Church, in London today.

Members of Artists for Palestine UK and Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK joined the tribute to remember the Al Jazeera journalist who was killed by an Israeli sniper whilst covering a raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank in May.

Her colleagues and friends sang hymns, while oud music was played by Joseph Tawadros.

After Abu Akleh’s death, the United Nations announced that it would rename its annual training programme for Palestinian broadcasters and journalists after her.

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