Slain Palestinian Journalist Funeral Probe: Israel Police Misconduct found, but Cops Off the Hook

The decision not to punish any police commanders overseeing Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral was actually made in advance of the investigation into the officers' attacks on mourners at the slain journalist's procession, sources tell Haaretz

Josh Breiner
Josh Breiner
Josh Breiner
Josh Breiner

An Israeli police investigation into the handling of slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's mass funeral in Jerusalem, where police attacked mourners and nearly caused the pallbearers to drop Abu Akleh's coffin, concluded that the event amounted to police misconduct, sources told Haaretz. However, none of the commanders overseeing the event will be disciplined, a decision that was made in advance of the investigation.

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