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General News    H4'ed 4/7/18

Palestinian Journalist Killed by Israeli Sniper Was Wearing Press Vest

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A Palestinian journalist was shot and killed by Israeli forces while covering protests along the Israeli border in Gaza late Friday. Photos show Yasser Murtaja, 31, wearing a 'press' vest as he was evacuated during the clashes after being shot. He died of his injuries shortly afterwards. The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate reported that six journalists, all of whom they say were easily identifiable as press, were shot by Israeli forces firing over the border on Friday, including Murtaja.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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