US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has said she will no longer visit the occupied West Bank under “oppressive conditions” required by the Israeli government.

Israel said it would allow Tlaib to visit her grandmother on “humanitarian grounds” after previously barring her and fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar from entering over their support of a boycott movement. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement seeks to pressure Israel to end its rights abuses against Palestinians.

Israel said Tlaib could visit on the condition that she did not promote the movement during her stay.

Tlaib, however, said her grandmother would not want her to visit under those conditions.

Nida Ibrahim reports from the Tlaib familly village in Beit Ur al-Fauqa, where she met with the US congresswoman's grandmother.

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