Omar Barghouti, co-founder of BDS, shut out of US

US Blocks Entry to Controversial BDS Activist Omar Barghouti Ahead of Speaking Tour
by Benjamin Kerstein
April 11, 2019

Omar Barghouti, one of the world’s most prominent supporters of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, has been denied entry to the United States. Barghouti was about to depart for the US from Ben-Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv when he was informed that US immigration authorities would refuse him entry into the country. A State Department official told The Algemeiner in regard to the case, “Visa records are confidential under US law; therefore, we cannot discuss the details of individual visa cases.” READ MORE

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