Rashida Tlaib: “The Cries of the Palestinian and Israeli Children Sound No Different to Me”

Posted on AllSides November 9th, 2023
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Representative Rashida Tlaib delivered a speech on the House floor on the attempts to censure her. On November 7, the House voted 234 to 188 to formally rebuke the congresswoman “for calling for the destruction of the state of Israel” by using the phrase “from the river to the sea,” which she says is an “aspirational call for freedom, human rights, and peaceful coexistence.” I’m the only Palestinian American serving in Congress, Mr. Chair, and my perspective is needed here now more than ever. I will not be silenced, and...

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