Tagged: Rashida Tlaib

International Women’s Day- Rashida Tlaib Photos

International Women’s Day- Rashida Tlaib

In honor of women's month, we’re honoring five powerful Palestinian women. Meet Rashida Tlaib the first Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress. She's a powerhouse, advocating a green vision for her home-state Michigan to Palestinian rights in Congress.

on March 9, 2020
I’m Palestinian. Like Rashida Tlaib, I Am Barred From Seeing My Family. Op-Eds & Analysis
Sandra Tamari, In These Times

I’m Palestinian. Like Rashida Tlaib, I Am Barred From Seeing My Family.

Israel’s treatment of U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has made Israel’s complete control over Palestinian lives clear.

on August 22, 2019
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
In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Op-Eds & Analysis
Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm

In a small stone house on the edge of a sleepy Palestinian village, a 90-year-old woman ran a string of wooden prayer beads through her gnarled fingers on Friday, silently reciting the 99 names of Allah, while a maelstrom of world politics swirled around her and her granddaughter, Representative Rashida Tlaib.

on August 22, 2019
Meet Rashida Tlaib’s grandma: ‘Who wouldn’t be proud of a granddaughter like that?’ Op-Eds & Analysis
James McAuley & Sufian Taha, The Washington Post

Meet Rashida Tlaib’s grandma: ‘Who wouldn’t be proud of a granddaughter like that?’

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother does not understand why her granddaughter, a sitting U.S. congresswoman, could not visit her as originally planned.

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
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