The son of Al Jazeera journalist Samer Abudaqa, who was killed in an Israeli drone strike on Friday, has said he wants to file a complaint with the International Criminal Court over his father’s death.
“I want to demand the rights for my father, and we want to file a lawsuit before the International Criminal Court for my father’s rights, and I need everyone to stand with me on this,” Yasin, the slain journalist’s said to Al Jazeera.
Al Jazeera has filed multiple lawsuits over Israel’s killing of several of its journalists.
The body of Abudaqa has been laid to rest after he was killed and his colleague Wael Dahdouh was wounded in an Israeli attack in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. The body of Al Jazeera Arabic journalist Samer Abudaqa has been laid to rest after he was killed in an Israeli attack in Khan Younis, southern Gaza.
Cameraman Abudaqa and correspondent Dahdouh were reporting at Farhana school in Khan Younis when they were hit by an Israeli strike on Friday. Rescue teams were unable to immediately reach Abudaqa and others at the site due to Israeli bombardment.