German police block Shireen Abu Akleh vigil in Berlin

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German police blocked a vigil meant to take place in Berlin on Friday to commemorate Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed by Israeli forces as she reported in the occupied West Bank earlier this week. Pro-Palestine Jewish organisation Jüdische Stimme arranged the Friday vigil for Al Jazeera’s Abu Akleh, only to be informed by police that their commemoration was prohibited. It comes amid a ban by German local police on several other pro-Palestine demonstrations leading up to 15 May, when Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day to remember the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians…

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