US Singer John Legend Defends Human Rights of Palestinians

 
Influenced by Ilhan Omar’s criticism of Israel’s influence on U.S. politics, John Legend a singer, songwriter, record producer, activist, and actor from the United States, spoke up for the rights of the Palestinians. Legend defended Ilhan Omar and spoke up for Palestinians.“As progressives, we should always speak up for human rights of Palestinians, and for too long,” Legend said.
 
Ilhan Omar was wrongfully criticized as an anti-Semite after she criticized Israel’s monetary influence in U.S. politics for which she was made to apologize. Her speaking up against pro-Israeli lobby’s influence broke a silence around the issue which has been maintained by mainstream politicians of both Democratic and Republican parties.
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