Rome (IP) - A conference was held in Rome, the capital of Italy, to condemn the Zionist military's attempt to martyr Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian journalist.

Iran PressEurope: Shireen Abu Akleh " was shot and killed by Israeli snipers last month while reporting on a Zionist attack on Palestinians in the West Bank.

The killing of the 51-year-old veteran Palestinian correspondent for Al Jazeera Arabic television has sent shockwaves throughout the world.

The speakers at the conference, which was held at the Italian National Press Federation(FNSI) in Rome with the presence of several journalists, Italian and Arab activists, as well as the Palestinian ambassador to Italy, emphasized that Shireen Abu Akleh had been the voice of the Palestinian people and the narrator of the Palestinian Resistance in wars and Intifada.

"Referring to the fact that the Israeli regime does not pay attention to international law, Tony Abu Akleh, Shireen Abu Akleh 's brother, in a video link to a conference on condemning the assassination of a Palestinian woman journalist in Rome, added that  Shireen Abu Akleh had a significant impact on Palestinian public opinion and conveyed many essential facts and events to the whole world, including the attack on Gaza.

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Shireen Abu Akleh 's brother added that his sister was assassinated as part of the Israeli occupiers' targeted policy against Palestinians and journalists.

Participants stood and observed a minute of silence during a conference condemning the assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh in Rome in honor of the Palestinian journalist.

At the end of the conference, the Italian National Press Federation issued a statement calling for a transparent investigation into the martyrdom of " Shireen Abu Akleh, "a Palestinian woman journalist.


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