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Israeli Police Violence at Al Jazeera Journalist's Funeral Reveals a Deeper Problem

The decisions of Israeli police at events like journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral display their inability to see the humanity and pain of the Palestinian people

Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson
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Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson

Police, dressed in black, wearing helmets and protective gear, using their batons to assault people carrying a coffin at a funeral procession. They strike their legs until the coffin slips, almost hitting the ground. This is what most of the world saw – and this is what most of the world will remember from the funeral of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, which took place in Jerusalem on Friday.

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