Shocking video shows death of Reuters cameraman

By David Edwards
Monday, June 16, 2008 13:03 EDT
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Journalists in Gaza refused to report on military operations by Israeli Defense Forces today as a protest over the killing of Reuters cameraman.

According to Reuters, Fadel Shana, a Reuters photojournalist, was killed by Israeli troops while filming in Gaza Strip on April 16, 2008. Reuters reports that Shana had been following standard press procedure, wearing a flak jacked marked with press symbols. His vehicle was also clearly marked with press stickers.

Shana’s own video tape reveal the final moments before his death.

Reuters has more details here. An ABC News report on the journalists’ protest in Gaza is here.

This video is from ABCNews.com, broadcast June 16, 2008.

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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