Ministry of foreign affairs follows with great interest death of Shatha Barghouti

RAMALLAH, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said it is following with great interest the death of 17-year-old Palestinian Shatha Barghouti, who died last Wednesday while in custody of the Norwegian Child Welfare Services, Barnevernet.

Minister of foreign affairs, Reyad al-Malki, has instructed Palestinian’s ambassador to Norway, Marie Antoinette Sedin, to take immediate actions to determine the circumstances and details surrounding Barghouti’s death and to do whatever necessary to find out the real causes of her death.

The ministry said it will take a number of actions to follow up on this ‘important case’, including demanding the opening of an immediate investigation and taking the necessary legal measures to ensure that those responsible for this ‘tragedy’ are held accountable.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency