Omar Ilhan Lists US among Groups that Have Committed Many Atrocities against Humanity

Omar Ilhan Lists US among Groups that Have Committed Many Atrocities against Humanity

- Omar Ilhan, the US representative for Minnesota congressional district compared the US with Hamas and Taliban and claimed the trio had committed several crimes

- The 38-year-old called for justice of victims alleged affected during the US war crimes in Afghanistan and Israel's conflicts with Arab militias

- The Democratic Farmer-Labor-Party legislator argued that since the US is not a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), then domestic courts should pursue justice

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American politician Omar Ilhan has listed the United States (US) among groups that have committed many atrocities against humanity.

Omar Ilhan Lists US among Groups that Have Committed Many Atrocities against Humanity
Omar Ilhan has listed the US among groups that have committed many atrocities against humanity. Photo: Getty Images.
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The US representative for Minnesota congressional district compared the US with Hamas and Taliban and claimed the trio had committed several crimes.

Omar called for justice of victims alleged affected during the US war crimes in Afghanistan and Israel's conflicts with Arab militias, the New York Post reported.

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The Democratic Farmer-Labor-Party legislator argued that since the US is not a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), then domestic courts should pursue justice.

In a tweet, the 38-year-old argued the three mentioned groups had committed 'unthinkable atrocities' but did not divulge details.

"We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity. We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the US, Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban."

United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said the US and Israel were not parties to ICC and as such, an investigation into the alleged crimes by the international court was not in order.

Omar's remarks sparked reactions across the US and the globe:

New York congress representative Lee Zeldin called for her ouster from the Foreign Affairs Committee.

"Ilhan Omar must be removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. She should have never been appointed to this committee in the first place."

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American author Nick Adams opined:

"Let’s not sugarcoat it: Ilhan Omar hates America and despises those who defend it overseas. She’s the very definition of the enemy within."

Habto Mehari noted:

"Al-Shabaab, the Islamist terrorist group in Somalia on October, 14, 2017 killed over 587 & injured 316 innocent Somali children, women & men in one blast. Rep. Ilhan Omar, as the most powerful Somali women please be the voice for these voiceless victims' Justice!"

Omar was reelected in the November 2020 US elections after garnering 64.6 % of the total votes cast. She was followed by Johnson who managed 25.9 %.

Independent candidate Michael Moore came a distant third with a paltry 9.5 %.

She was a former Somali refugee who lived in Kenya before moving to the US.

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