The media community says bombing is a ‘clear act’ to cease journalists from reporting occasions in Gaza Strip, vows to pursue each accessible route to carry the Israeli gov’t accountable.
Al Jazeera condemns within the strongest phrases the bombing and destruction of its workplaces by the Israeli army in Gaza and views this as a transparent act to cease journalists from conducting their sacred responsibility to tell the world and report occasions on the bottom.
Al Jazeera guarantees to pursue each accessible route to carry the Israeli authorities answerable for its actions.
Residents and occupants of al-Jalaa constructing, which housed Al Jazeera’s workplace together with main worldwide media retailers, corresponding to The Associated Press and Middle East Eye, have been knowledgeable by the Israeli military by way of a cellphone name that they’d lower than one hour to vacate the constructing.
Al Jazeera calls on all media and human proper establishments to hitch forces in denouncing these ruthless bombings and to carry the federal government of Israel accountable for intentionally concentrating on journalists and media establishments.
⭕ LIVE footage of the second an Israeli air raid bombed the workplaces of Al Jazeera and The Associated Press in Gaza City ⬇️
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) May 15, 2021
Commenting on the bombing of al-Jalaa constructing, Dr Mostefa Souag, appearing director common of Al Jazeera Media Network, stated: “We call on the international community to condemn such barbaric actions and targeting of journalists and we demand an immediate international action to hold Israel accountable for its deliberate targeting of journalists and the media institutions.”
Dr Souag added: “The purpose of this heinous crime is to silence the media and to cover the untold carnage and struggling of the folks of Gaza.
“The destruction of Al Jazeera offices and that of other media organizations in al-Jalaa tower in Gaza is a blatant violation of human rights and is internationally considered a war crime. We call on all media and human rights institutions in denouncing this heinous crime, and to stand with Al Jazeera and other media organisations targeted by the Israeli army, despite knowing their use of the building as their headquarters for many years.”
The assault on the constructing internet hosting worldwide media establishments goals to silence the reality by killing the messenger.
Journalism shouldn’t be a criminal offense.