Israeli Police Attack Funeral of Slain Palestinian Journalist


JERUSALEM — Israeli police officers on Friday assaulted mourners at the funeral procession of a prominent Palestinian journalist killed this week in the occupied West Bank, forcing pallbearers to nearly drop the coffin.

Video showed police officers in Jerusalem beating and kicking a mourner beside the coffin containing the body of the journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, forcing him to the ground and the pallbearers backward. Many around them waved Palestinian flags.

In a statement, the Israeli…



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