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Hamas 'deplores' Rep. Ilhan Omar's comparison of U.S., Israel to their mission

Hamas 'deplores' Rep. Ilhan Omar's comparison of U.S., Israel to their mission

6/13/2021 9:04:00 AM

Hamas 'deplores' Rep. Ilhan Omar 's comparison of U.S., Israel to their mission

'We deplore this unfair combination that is contrary to justice and international law,' the Hamas website stated.

Her tweet from only a week ago drew more than 5,000 comments, which is tenfold her average number of engaged followers. It also drew the ire of Hamas, which issued its own statement Friday.Dr. Basem Naim of Hamas' International Relations Office praised Omar for"defending justice," but blasted the Minnesota representative for an"unfair comparison" to Israel and the United States.

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"We appreciate Mrs. Ilhan Omar's stances in defending justice and the rights of the oppressed around the world, foremost of which are the just rights of our Palestinian people, but we deplore this unfair combination that is contrary to justice and international law," the Hamas website stated.

"The Palestinian people have been living under the Zionist occupation for more than seven decades, during which they suffered a lot, and the most heinous crimes were committed against them. Throughout these decades, they remained steadfast, fighting for their freedom and independence, given all opportunities, showed a lot of flexibility, and paid very high prices to achieve these rights by peaceful means. However, the other side refused to comply with all international resolutions, and continued its arrogance and oppression of our people and threatening international stability and security, and unfortunately, with the full support and protection of successive US administrations."

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaks during a press conference at a memorial site for Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on April 20, 2021.Photo by KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images)Last week, a dozen Jewish Democratic House members denounced Omar's tweet, saying the comparisons of Hamas and Israel/U.S. were"offensive" and"misguided." Omar called the criticism from her Democrat colleagues"offensive" and"Islamophobic."

"On Monday, I asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken about an ongoing International Criminal Court investigations (ICC)," Omar said."To be clear: the conversation was about accountability for specific incidents regarding those ICC cases, not a moral comparison between Hamas and the Taliban and the U.S. and Israel."

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