Baghdad The General Union of Arab Journalists called for an international investigation to be present to reveal the circumstances of the assassination of journalist Sherine Abu Aqelah.

The President of the Federation of Arab Journalists, Moayad Al-Lami, said in a statement, “The General Federation of Arab Journalists is following with satisfaction the decision of the Minister of Justice in the US government to open an investigation into the assassination of the famous journalist Sherine Abu Aqelah, and to assign the competent authority to conduct this investigation, expressing his hope that an independent investigation will be conducted into the crime of the assassination of the martyr journalist, Sherine Abu Aqelah, by the Zionist occupation forces, and her martyrdom as a result of her direct injury to the head.

Al-Lami added, according to the statement, “the General Union of Arab Journalists calls for an international investigation to be attended by a delegation from the union to reveal the circumstances of this horrific crime that claimed the life of the martyred Palestinian journalist Sherine Abu Aqelah. It also calls on all international media organizations and human rights organizations to condemn this heinous crime and to prosecute its perpetrators so that they do not go unpunished.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency