Nov 10, 2020
Instead of using her time to call out actual human rights violations, Congresswoman Omar occupies herself with her favorite sport – demonizing and spreading lies about the Jewish state.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Friday accused Israel of “ethnic cleansing” in response to news reports that the IDF demolished what were revealed to be temporary Palestinian structures built illegally in an army firing range.
Omar, who tweeted her response to an AFP story on Wednesday that alleged Israel had destroyed a “Palestinian village” in the Jordan Valley.
The “village” was revealed by activists to have been an ongoing land grab bid by the Palestinian Authority using funds from European donor countries to build structures without the required permits on land it knew was an IDF firing range.
In 2019, Omar’s statements made the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s list of the “Top Ten Worst Anti-Semitic and Anti-Israel Incidents.”