Latest Event Updates
Rep. Ilhan Omar Introduces Measure Affirming Boycotts of Anyone as Free Speech, John Lewis Joins as He Backs Competing Israel Exception
On Wednesday, freshman Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced a measure that would assert that demonstrating in the form of boycotts is a constitutionally
Omar isn’t backing down, and now tackles an issue where moderate Democrats sound exactly like Republicans
Israel said it will allow BDS-supporting US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the country, in a departure from its travel ban on supporters of the pro-Palestinian movement.
When the Democratic leadership backed down on its anti-Ilhan Omar resolution, it signaled that a movement for Palestinian human rights that has been crushed several times by the party in recent years now must be reckoned with as the mood of the progressive base. Leading presidential candidates support Omar, and Gallup shows that liberal Democrats are nearly as sympathetic to Palestinians as Israelis.