The Israeli army has apologized for the death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. A year ago, Shirin was covering an Israeli military operation in Jenin in the West Bank. During this, he was shot on the head, due to which he died. after Shireen’s death Israel Was criticized a lot. Questions were also raised on the functioning of Israel’s army around the world. This is the first time, when the Israeli army has apologized for the death of any famous journalist.

Last year, the army had admitted that there was a high possibility that they had been shot by an Israeli soldier. The head of the Israeli army, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari, apologized for the death of the journalist. In fact, the Israeli army often takes action against extremists in the West Bank. During this, incidents of firing are also seen. International press is present on such an occasion, which covers these entire incidents.

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What did the Israeli army say?

In an interview given to CNN, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari said that I think this is the right time, sitting here, when we say that we are saddened by the death of Shireen Abu Akleh. He said that she was a journalist and she was recognized as an excellent journalist. In Israel we value democracy. In a democracy, we also give a lot of importance to journalism and free press. We want every journalist to feel free and safe in Israel, even if they criticize us. This matters even in times of war.

Report released on the death of journalists

An apology has been issued by the Israeli army at a time when ‘The Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) has published a report. It has been said in this report that at least 20 journalists have died at the hands of the Israeli army in the last two decades. But still the army has not taken any responsibility.

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It has been reported that at least 20 journalists have been killed in Israeli army firing since 2001. Of these, 18 are Palestinian journalists. It said that no action was taken against anyone for these deaths and no one was held accountable. CPJ has titled this report Deadly Pattern.

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