Ilhan Omar falsely claims photo is of dead Palestinian kids

Posted on AllSides October 16th, 2023
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Congressional “Squad” member and staunch Palestine advocate Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was widely denounced this weekend for reposting a picture of dead children killed in a 2013 Syrian chemical weapons attack with the headline “CHILD GENOCIDE IN PALESTINE.”

Omar’s gruesome and false X post Saturday came after her fellow Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D – NY) warned the public about the “incredibly high” level of “misinformation in all directions” on the platform concerning the Israel-Hamas war.

“If you see a claim, photo, or video that triggers a strong emotional...

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