Dozens of protests have taken place across the globe after Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces on May 11.
Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022
Demonstrators around the world have taken to the streets to protest against the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
Abu Akleh, 51, was fatally shot on May 11 when Israeli forces opened fire on journalists reporting on raids in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.
Following Abu Akleh’s death, a number of international organisations including the United Nations called for an independent investigation, while people gathered in cities such as London to condemn the killing and to protest against the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
The map and list below show the locations where sizeable protests have occurred. It will be updated as more protests take place.
Cities where protests have taken place:
Amman, Amsterdam, Auckland, Baghdad, Beirut, Belfast, Bethlehem, Birmingham, Bonn, Chicago, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Gaza City, Haifa, Hebron, Idlib, Istanbul, Jenin, Karachi, Khartoum, Krakow, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Mogadishu, Nablus, New Delhi, New York, Oslo, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, Toulouse, Tunis, and Washington, DC.