Tagged: Congress

Progressives press Democrats to rethink Israel policy News & Analysis
Laura Kelly, The Hill

Progressives press Democrats to rethink Israel policy

Progressive House Democrats are putting pressure on the party to reconsider the amount and nature of U.S. funding to Israel, something that has long been a bipartisan commitment.

about 2 weeks ago
See Palestine Palestine 101
IMEU

See Palestine

Israel banned Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from witnessing the impact of US policy on the lives of Israelis and Palestinians. Check out our new website to experience what Israel wanted to hide from the Congresswomen.

about 2 weeks ago
Omar: Go to Israel, see ‘cruel reality of the occupation’ News Roundup
Steve Karnowski, AP News

Omar: Go to Israel, see ‘cruel reality of the occupation’

Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot.

on August 22, 2019
#MyPalestinianSitty trends after Rep. Rashida Tlaib refuses Israel’s offer to see her grandmother News Roundup
Doha Madani, NBC News

#MyPalestinianSitty trends after Rep. Rashida Tlaib refuses Israel’s offer to see her grandmother

People posted emotional stories of their Palestinian grandmothers after Tlaib said she wouldn't see her "sitty" due to Israel's "oppressive conditions" on the trip.

on August 22, 2019
The Impossible Decisions Palestinians Are Forced to Make Op-Eds & Analysis
Sarah Lazare, In These Times

The Impossible Decisions Palestinians Are Forced to Make

An interview with Yousef Munayyer, the executive director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights.

on August 22, 2019
Rep. Tlaib cancels West Bank trip after Israel grants her permission to visit grandmother News Roundup
Saphora Smith, Lawahez Jabari and Dartunorro Clark, NBC News

Rep. Tlaib cancels West Bank trip after Israel grants her permission to visit grandmother

"I have decided that visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in," she wrote on Twitter.

on August 22, 2019
Rep. Rashida Tlaib will not travel to Israel, citing ‘oppressive & racist policies’ News Roundup
Mark Osborne & Wil Cruz, ABC News

Rep. Rashida Tlaib will not travel to Israel, citing ‘oppressive & racist policies’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., will not travel to Israel after all, she announced Friday on Twitter and in a statement, rejecting an earlier approval by the government that would have allowed to come on a "humanitarian visit."

on August 22, 2019
What Are Trump and Netanyahu Afraid Of? Op-Eds & Analysis
The New York Times Editorial Board

What Are Trump and Netanyahu Afraid Of?

Barring Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib shows weakness and intolerance, not strength.

on August 22, 2019
Rashida Tlaib: The Senate’s Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech News & Analysis
Democracy Now!

Rashida Tlaib: The Senate’s Anti-BDS Bill Is an Unconstitutional Attack on Free Speech

A new Senate bill would allow state and local governments to boycott any U.S. companies which are engaged in a boycott against Israel.

on January 9, 2019
{/exp:tag:entries}