Al Jazeera condemns within the strongest phrases the bombing and destruction of its places of work 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 out there route to carry the Israeli authorities liable for its actions.
Residents and occupants of al-Jalaa constructing, which housed Al Jazeera’s workplace together with main worldwide media retailers, equivalent to The Associated Press and Middle East Eye, had been knowledgeable by the Israeli military through a telephone 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 focusing on journalists and media establishments.
⭕ LIVE footage of the second an Israeli air raid bombed the places of work 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 normal of Al Jazeera Media Network, mentioned: “We name on the worldwide group to sentence such barbaric actions and focusing on of journalists and we demand an instantaneous worldwide motion to carry Israel accountable for its deliberate focusing on of journalists and the media establishments.”
Dr Souag added: “The intention of this heinous crime is to silence the media and to cover the untold carnage and struggling of the individuals of Gaza.
“The destruction of Al Jazeera places of work and that of different media organizations in al-Jalaa tower in Gaza is a blatant violation of human rights and is internationally thought-about a warfare crime. We name on all media and human rights establishments in denouncing this heinous crime, and to face with Al Jazeera and different media organisations focused by the Israeli military, regardless of realizing their use of the constructing as their headquarters for a few years.”
The assault on the constructing internet hosting worldwide media establishments goals to silence the reality by killing the messenger.
Journalism just isn’t a criminal offense.