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  Tevet 29, 5780 , 26/01/20

Tlaib falsely accuses Israelis of murdering Arab child

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Saturday retweeted, then removed, a tweet falsely blaming Israelis for the death of an Arab child in eastern Jerusalem, JTA reported.

Tlaib retweeted a tweet by PLO official Hanan Ashrawi who was quote-tweeting an account which accused “Israeli settlers” of kidnapping, assaulting and throwing eight-year-old Qais Abu Ramila from the neighborhood of Beit Hanina into a well.

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