‘We will fight for justice’: Abu Akleh family slams killing probe

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘We will fight for justice’: Abu Akleh family slams killing probe” – below is their description.

The niece of Shireen Abu Akleh said her family is “very disappointed” at the US State Department statement that said independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion regarding the bullet that killed the Al Jazeera reporter on May 11 but said they remain undeterred in their fight for justice and accountability.

On Monday, the State Department said investigators had found Israeli military gunfire was “likely responsible” for Abu Akleh’s death, but that forensic analysis showed no reason to believe that the shooting was intentional.

“Yes, Shireen was killed intentionally,” said Lina Abu Akleh, the niece of the slain Al Jazeera journalist.

“The entire investigation is disappointing considering the fact we [were] not aware of any of the process; there was no transparency. We were not given enough information regarding the investigation and we found out about it last minute,” she told Al Jazeera from Geneva.

Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from West Jerusalem.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

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