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World Infographic: How Shireen Abu Akleh has been honoured

10:32  18 august  2022
10:32  18 august  2022 Source:   aljazeera.com

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August 18 marks 100 days since veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces while on assignment in Jenin in the occupied West Bank.

The 51-year-old Palestinian-American TV correspondent for Al Jazeera Arabic was wearing a protective vest marked with “PRESS” and standing with other journalists when she was shot dead by an Israeli sniper.

Al Jazeera has described Abu Akleh’s death as a “blatant murder” that violates “international laws and norms” and said that she was “assassinated in cold blood”. The network has assigned a legal team to refer her killing to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

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Abu Akleh’s death was the latest in a long line of journalists killed by the Israeli military, which has a long history of targeting reporters and other members of the media.

At least 45 journalists have been killed by Israeli forces since 2000, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Information.

The Palestinian Journalists’ Union places the death toll higher at 55 killed.

Several universities, institutes and organisations have named awards, scholarships and memorials after the slain journalist. Some of these include:

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Shireen Abu Akleh Award for Media Excellence – Birzeit University

Shireen Abu Akleh Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Journalism and Media – Birzeit University

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Shireen Abu Akleh Award – Souad Al-Sabah Publishing and Distribution House

Shireen Abu Akleh Endowed Memorial Scholarship – American University of Beirut

Shireen Abu Akleh Award in Media Excellence – Al-Shehab Center for Research and Studies

Shireen Abu Akleh Award for Best Documentary Film – The Jerusalem Arab Film Festival

Shireen Abu Akleh Masters Scholarship in Journalism and Media Studies – The Jordan Media Institute

Shireen Abu Akleh Award for the Best Investigative Report – AMAN or The Coalition for Accountability and Integrity

Shireen Abu Akleh Award – Bethlehem University

Shireen Abu Akleh Award for Journalistic Excellence – Bayt Mal Al Quds Agency

Shireen Abu Akleh Award – Hope International Film Festival

Shireen Abu Akleh Award for Media and Freedom of the Press – ALECSO or Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization

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Shireen Abu Akleh Press Award – The Egyptian Journalists Syndicate

Shireen Abu Akleh training programme for Palestinian broadcasters and journalists – The United Nations

Shireen Abu Akleh Street – Ramallah Municipality

Shireen Abu Akleh’s brother, Anton, stands near a memorial to her unveiled on August 10 in Ramallah [Nida Ibrahim/Al Jazeera] © Provided by Al Jazeera Shireen Abu Akleh’s brother, Anton, stands near a memorial to her unveiled on August 10 in Ramallah [Nida Ibrahim/Al Jazeera]

Murals and artwork have also been assembled to pay tribute to Abu Akleh including a painted mural by Palestinian artist Taqi Sabateen on the Israeli separation wall at the northern entrance to Bethlehem.

The artist said that the mural was an expression of Palestinian anger at the US position on the assassination of Abu Akleh. Sabateen replaced the word, press, on Shireen’s flak jacket, with the word, justice.

A mural of the late Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on the Palestinian side of the Israeli separation wall, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, July 6, 2022 [Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA] © Provided by Al Jazeera A mural of the late Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on the Palestinian side of the Israeli separation wall, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, July 6, 2022 [Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA]

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