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Rashida Tlaib, newly elected Democrat, endorses anti-Israel BDS movement

Dec 05, 2018 - The Washington Times

Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib on Monday came out for the first time in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.

Ms. Tlaib, who last month became one of the first two Muslim congresswomen and the first Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress, told The Intercept that she supports punishing Israel economically in order to bring attention to "issues like the racism and the international human rights violations by Israel right now."

"I personally suppor...