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Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Visit West Bank Under Israel's Conditions

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip.
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Rashida Tlaib's West Bank trip was ‘provocation to embarrass Israel' - Israeli interior minister

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank trip was ‘provocation to embarrass Israel' - Israeli interior minister

1 month ago   |   By RT

Israel's interior minister has fired another shot in the scuffle over US lawmaker Rashida Tlaib's plan to visit the West Bank, accusing the congresswoman of staging a ‘provocation' to humiliate Israel.
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U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her.
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Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

JERUSALEM - Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her.
Israel barred Tlaib and another Democrat, Rep. Ilhan Omar, from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the international boycott movement following an unprecedented appeal from President Donald Trump to deny them entry.
Israel had said Tlaib could visit relatives in the West Bank on humanitarian grounds. The Interior Ministry...
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Israel Will Allow Entry to Rep. Rashida Tlaib-But She's Not Going

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib still won't be permitted to join a U.S. delegation to Israel this week, but Tlaib will be able to visit her grandmother living in the West Bank. But on Friday morning, Tlaib said she wouldn't go.
“Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for me,” Tlaib posted on Twitter. “It would kill a piece of me. I have decided that visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in-fighting against racism, oppression & injustice.”
Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for...
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Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer to allow her to visit family in West Bank

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer to allow her to visit family in West Bank

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, citing the “oppressive conditions” set for her trip as humiliating. “Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for me. It would kill a piece of me,” the freshman Democrat from...
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Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit.
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