Shireen Abu Akleh Death Photos: Shireen Abu Akleh Funeral Photos, the Al Jazeera journalist who was shot and killed.
Shireen Abu Akleh was a Palestinian-American journalist who worked as a reporter for the Arabic-language channel of Al Jazeera for 25 years.
She was a household name across the Middle East for her decades of reporting in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.
Abu Akleh was one of the Arab world’s most renowned journalists, and a veteran journalist who was referred to after her death as being “among Arab media’s most prominent figures”.
Her professional experience included reporting on important Palestinian events, including the Second Intifada, as well as analyzing Israeli politics.
Her live television reporting and her distinct signoffs were widely known, and she influenced many others Palestinians as well as Arabs to explore careers in journalism.
Abu Akleh was shot and killed on May 11, 2022, while covering an Israel Defense Forces raid on the West Bank city of Jenin.
She was rushed to a hospital in Jenin in critical condition, where she was declared dead shortly after, at 7:15am (4:15 GMT).
Shireen Abu Akleh Death Photos: Shireen Abu Akleh Funeral Photos
Abu Akleh’s official funeral service will take place at the presidential compound in Ramallah.
It is expected to begin shortly in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, a day after she was killed by Israeli forces.
President Mahmoud Abbas will honor her and bid her farewell.
A military ceremony will be held in honor of Abu Akleh at the compound.
After the funeral, Abu Akleh’s body will be carried by a vehicle on a bus to St Louis French Hospital in Sheikh Jarrah, in occupied East Jerusalem, where her family lives.
Her burial is expected to take place on Friday, in the occupied East Jerusalem.
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