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Ilhan Omar: The United States And Israel Commit ‘Unthinkable Atrocities’ Like The Taliban, Hamas

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Far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) demonized the United States and Israel on Monday, claiming that the two democracies commit “unthinkable atrocities” just like Islamic terrorist organizations.

“We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” Omar wrote on Twitter. “We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U. S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.”

Hamas is a designated terrorist organization while the Taliban is an extremist organization.

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Omar included a video of her questioning Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a committee hearing where she demanded to know where Palestinians could get “justice” over wrongs that they claimed to have suffered.

Omar and Blinken had the following exchange:

OMAR: I know you oppose the court’s investigation in both Palestine and in Afghanistan. I haven’t seen any evidence in either cases that domestic courts can, both can and will prosecute alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity. And I would emphasize that in Israel and Palestine, this includes crimes committed by both Israeli security forces, and Hamas. In Afghanistan, it includes crimes committed by the Afghan national government and the Taliban. So in both of these cases, if domestic courts can’t or won’t pursue justice, and we oppose the ICC, where do we think the victims of the supposed that crimes can go for justice? In both of these cases, if domestic courts can’t or won’t see justice, and we oppose the ICC, where do we think victims are supposed to go for justice? And what justice mechanisms do you support for them?BLINKEN: Thank you. First, let me just say at the outset, that it is impossible not to be profoundly moved by not just the loss of life in the recent violence and conflict, but especially the children whose whose lives were lost. And we all have a, you know, tendency to throw sta… (Read more)

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