The murder of Al Jazeera’s indomitable Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is an abomination in an occupied territory that is stained with abominations!
I am a passionate viewer of Al Jazeera and the protection of journalists covering war zones is essential to ensure war crimes and abuse of powers are witnessed and exposed.
To kill those who are exposing such violence is an ugly perversion that is corruption of the values we as a democracy stand for and have spilled blood over.
The NZ Israeli Ambassador must be called in to be told of NZs dismay that a Journalist covering abusive Israeli actions has been killed and that the importance of an independent inquiry into this repellent murder is essential.
NZ should now look to push for some type of statement via the UN.
This is a moment that requires courage of our convictions.
It is unacceptable to have journalists killed covering abuses of power.
Shireen Abu Akleh deserved better than that.
We collectively failed her.
We are collectively failing Palestinians.
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