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The Guardian: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Targeted in Far-Right Online Operation

HeadlineDec 06, 2019

The Guardian reveals Congressmembers Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan were targeted by a mysterious Israeli-based Facebook group in a far-right campaign to spread misinformation and Islamophobic attacks against the two Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. They have been subject to racist insults from President Trump and Islamophobic rants from Trump supporters and other political opponents. They have both also received violent death threats.

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