Israel police to probe officers’ actions at journalist funeral | Malay Mail

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Israel police to probe officers’ actions at journalist funeral | Malay Mail

Israel police to probe officers’ actions at journalist funeral | Malay Mail

JERUSALEM, May 14 — Israel’s police chief has ordered an investigation into officers’ actions at a Palestinian journalist’s funeral in Jerusalem, the police force said Saturday, after an international outcry over the incident. “The Israel Police Commissioner in coordination with the...

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JERUSALEM, May 14 — Israel’s police chief has ordered an investigation into officers’ actions at a Palestinian journalist’s funeral in Jerusalem, the police force said Saturday, after an international outcry over the incident.“The Israel Police Commissioner in coordination with the Minister of Public Security has instructed that an investigation be conducted into the incident,” the police said in a statement.“We were deeply troubled to see the images of Israeli police intruding into her funeral procession today,” Blinken said in a statement.The United States and the European Union led criticism of the Israeli police’s actions, after television footage showed officers charging the funeral procession on Friday of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and beat mourners.They were given one month to come up with plans to cut the size of the civil service by almost a fifth of the current total, which would save about £3.The 51-year-old, a highly respected veteran of the Qatar-based news channel’s Arabic service, was killed on Wednesday during an Israeli army raid in the occupied West Bank.“We remain in close contact with our Israeli and Palestinian counterparts and call on all to maintain calm and avoid any actions that could further escalate tensions.The coffin containing her body nearly fell to the ground after Israeli police intervened as the Palestinian mourners carried her casket from a hospital in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem on Friday.3 trillion), less than half of where it was last November, based on data from CoinMarketCap.

In its statement, the police force said it had been prepared “to facilitate a calm and dignified funeral.Television footage showed pallbearers struggling to stop Abu Akleh's coffin from falling to the ground as baton-wielding Israeli police officers charged at them, grabbing Palestinian flags from mourners.“Every pound the Government pre-empts from the taxpayer is money they can spend on their own priorities, on their own lives,” the report quoted Johnson as saying...The Qatar-based network alleged that she was deliberately targeted by Israel.and had coordinated the funeral arrangements with her family.“There will be lots of people who disagree with me, but I believe people are more productive, more energetic, more full of ideas, when they are surrounded by other people.“Unfortunately, hundreds of rioters tried to sabotage the ceremony and harm the police.The United States has called for a transparent investigation into her killing.Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, hit a low of US$25,401.

“As with any operational incident, and certainly an incident in which police officers were exposed to violence by rioters and in which force was subsequently used by the police, the Israel Police will be looking into the events that ensued during the funeral.“The Israel Police supports its police officers, but as a professional organisation that seeks to learn and improve, it will also draw lessons from the incident.— Reuters You May Also Like.” It said the findings of the investigation would be presented to the commissioner in the coming days.— AFP You May Also Like.

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