US's decision to deny BDS movement cofounder entry sparks backlash

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Omar Barghouti said his visa was revoked for ‘immigration reasons’ as some call it an attack on freedom of expression

A decision by the US government to deny entry to Omar Barghouti, a prominent Palestinian activist and the cofounder of the controversial Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, has drawn accusations that the move is an attack on freedom of expression.

While others spoke out in favor of the ban, Barghouti has condemned the decision as “politically motivated” and part of Israel’s “escalating repression against Palestinian, Israeli and international human rights defenders”.

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