Gazan Artists Paint Mural to Honor Slaim Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Palestinian artists mounted a tribute to the slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on a large wall in Gaza City on May 12, video shows.

Abu Akleh was fatally shot while covering an Israeli raid in the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday, May 11.

The Al Jazeera veteran’s funeral was held at the Palestinian presidential palace in Ramallah on Thursday. She was due to be buried in Jerusalem on Friday.

Footage filmed by Gaza-based photographer Mohammed Abo Oun, shows the artists paint Abu Akleh’s portrait, alongside an illustration of her bloody ‘press’ helmet and her stunned colleagues standing beside her. Credit: Mohammed Abo Oun via Storyful

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