US: We don't hold Israel criminally accountable for Abu Akleh's death

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US: We don't hold Israel criminally accountable for Abu Akleh's death
Price said that the US had attempted to walk a fine line between ensuring civilian safety and telling the IDF what to do in military operations.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Published: SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

The Biden administration does not consider the IDF to be criminally accountable for the May 11 shooting death of American-Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said Tuesday. “We’ve always been very clear that we’re not looking for criminal accountability,” he said during a briefing with reporters in Washington. The Biden admiration has accepted the conclusions of both the IDF investigation and its own examination conducted by the US Security Coordinator for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (USSC). Both probes concluded that her death, likely at the hands of an IDF soldier, was “not an intentional, targeted killing.”

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