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Family of Shireen Abu Akleh files complaint at International Criminal Court

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The family of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh submitted an official complaint to the International Criminal Court (ICC) this week regarding her killing.

The family included new evidence in the complaint that they say proves Israeli soldiers “deliberately targeted” the Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter.

“The evidence is overwhelming. It’s been over four months since Shireen was killed. Our family shouldn’t have to wait another day for justice,” a statement said.

It continued: “It’s obvious that Israeli war criminals cannot investigate their own crimes. The US still has an obligation to investigate and take meaningful action for one of their own citizens. But when an individual state fails to protect its own citizens, it’s the responsibility of the international community to protect them instead.”

The veteran journalist was shot in the head on the........

© The Times of Israel

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