"Shireen Abu Akleh"
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From Sen. Durbin, representing Illinois

Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American reporter who was killed in the West Bank on Wednesday, was a household name across the Middle East. "Shireen was a trailblazer," said Dalia Hatuqa, her friend and a fellow journalist.

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The killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is a tragic loss, and a reminder of the risks journalists take to bring us the truth. I urge all parties to participate in a timely, credible, and independent investigation of the events that led to her killing.

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From Rep. Casten, representing Illinois

Not only am I horrified by the shooting of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, but I’m deeply disturbed by the attacks by Israeli police on mourners.

Both atrocious attacks warrant thorough investigation.

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From Rep. Schultz, representing Florida

I'm heartbroken by Shireen Abu Akleh's tragic death. A swift, thorough, objective probe and accountability into her death and her producer's injuries is needed. My condolences to her loved ones. Journalists must work without fear of violence. Press freedoms are vital.

From Rep. Schneider, representing Illinois

I want to extend my condolences to the family, community and coworkers of Al Jazeera journalist, and Palestinian American, Shireen Abu Akleh. The death of any journalist in the line of duty is a tragedy. 🧵

I join the Administration in condemning Abu Akleh’s killing and call for a full and complete investigation of her death, and holding to account those responsible. This can only be achieved with cooperation between Palestinian and Israeli authorities.

I was also disturbed by the scenes at her funeral, including video of people throwing objects at the procession and of police brutally assaulting mourners.

Israel must investigate the events surrounding the funeral, including the actions of its police officers, and take corrective action to prevent such situations in the future.

I continue to pray for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, as well as all people throughout the region. I remain committed to seeking pathways, such as the historic Abraham Accords, to promote coexistence, mutual respect and shared prosperity.

From Rep. Dingell, representing Michigan

This is indefensible. We need a full, transparent, and independent investigation into the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and these disturbing attacks by Israeli police on mourners. Those responsible for these actions must be held accountable.

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From Rep. Castro, representing Texas

Israeli police moved in on a crowd of mourners at the funeral of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, beating demonstrators with batons and causing pallbearers to briefly drop the casket.

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I condemn the violence by the Israeli police at Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral.

There must be an independent investigation into her murder and those responsible must be brought to justice.

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From Rep. Sherrill, representing New Jersey

The killing of Palestinian-American journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh is a horrific tragedy. There must be an independent investigation to hold those responsible accountable.

Journalists bravely cover war, expose corruption, and hold the powerful to account. We must defend the right of journalists to safely report the news around the world.

From Rep. Bowman, representing New York

The closest video of the #Israeli police suppressing the funeral procession of Shireen Abu Aqleh as the coffin was leaving the French hospital towards the cemetery

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#Palestinian journalist based in #Gaza , work for the #BBC what is written here represents my own views صحفي #فلسطيني #غزة#


No one should be attacked while mourning. There’s no excuse.

This is a prime example of the inhumane treatment of Palestinians living under occupation.

We need a full and independent investigation of Shireen Abu Allen’s murder and this abhorrent violence by the Israeli police.

Shireen Abu Akleh 🙏🏿

From Rep. Khanna, representing California

We were deeply troubled by the images of Israeli police intruding into the funeral procession of Palestinian American Shireen Abu Akleh. Every family deserves to lay their loved ones to rest in a dignified and unimpeded manner.

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We must have an independent investigation into the killing of renowned Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. I agree with Secretary Blinken that every family deserves to lay their loves ones to rest with dignity and in peace.

Once again I extend my deepest condolences to her family and all those mourning her loss.