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The family of murdered journalist Shireen demands to meet U.S. President Biden

On Friday, the family of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh demanded that he meet US President Joe Biden when he visited the area in mid-July.

On Wednesday, May 11, Israeli occupying forces, while reporting on the situation and progress of the Genin camp, were wearing bulletproof vests with the press logo and protective helmets, but Sirene Abu Acre. Was assassinated.

Anton Abu Acre, brother of Sileen Abu Acre, said in a letter to the U.S. President that Sileen’s family “feels betrayed by the unfortunate response of the U.S. government” to the situation of the journalist’s murder. I wrote.

He added that the Abu Acre family wants Joe Biden to “meet during his next visit to the region and listen directly to their concerns and demands.”

The White House refused to comment on the letter or request for the meeting.

On Monday, the US State Department said Abu Acre was likely killed in a shooting from an Israeli standpoint, which may have been unintentional.

Major U.S. media outlets such as CNN, Associated Press, The Washington Post, and New York Times have released their own investigations, concluding that Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli bullets, and Al Jazeera conducted an investigation that reached the same conclusion. Did.

On June 24, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights concluded that Abu Akira was killed in an Israeli army fire, but Israel attacked her given that the UN investigation was “unfounded.” The bullet was determined to be intentional.

https://www.siasat.com/family-of-slain-journalist-shireen-demands-to-meet-us-president-biden-2366493/ The family of murdered journalist Shireen demands to meet U.S. President Biden

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