On May 13 itself, images were seen that went around the world and Country Email List made the international community even more suspicious that the Israelis could carry out a fair and transparent investigation. It all started the same afternoon as the murder of Country Email List Abu Akleh, when the Israeli police showed up at an improvised wake without the body and demanded that the journalist's family lower the Palestinian flags from the door of the compound where Country Email List the funeral service was taking place.
Faced with the refusal, the feared Israeli border police were Country Email List deployed who, together with the officer in charge, proceeded to seize the flags. It is important to emphasize that, since the sanction of the Oslo Accords, it is not punishable by law to show or fly Country Email List Palestinian flags in Israel, so the police have assumed a dangerous prerogative that places them above state law itself. Jewish. Not content with this shameful outrage on the mourners, the worst Country Email List was yet to come. During Abu Akleh's funeral, which was undoubtedly one of the most attended in Palestinian history in the last 50 years
Personally only remember Faisal Husseini's with a similar Country Email List number of attendees), the Israeli police proceeded to repress not only attendees, but also those who carried the coffin on a litter to the Christian cemetery on Mount Zion in Jerusalem (the journalist Country Email List professed that religious confession and lived in the historic city). Even for those of us who have been covering the terrible vicissitudes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the ground Country Email List for decades, the images of Israeli security forces violently beating pallbearers with batons on a day of recollection were brutally unique and will be hard to forget