14:38 Friday, 13 May 2022
The footage has shocked onlookers.
“The Israeli army is asking people if they are Christian or Muslim. If you’re Muslim you weren’t allowed in.” – @ajimran
Israeli occupation forces are attacking Palestinians during the funeral of killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. pic.twitter.com/Xq3VkeOCqn
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) May 13, 2022
Footage has emerged of riot-like scenes at the funeral of murdered Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
The veteran Palestinian-American broadcaster was shot dead by Israeli forces while covering a raid on the occupied West Bank yesterday.
As large crowds gathered for her funeral, Israeli forces wearing riot gear can be seen attacking and beating mourners, even those attempting to carry Shireen’s coffin.