Ilhan Omar’s Daughter Suspended from College over Pro-Hamas Protest

Radical Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) daughter Isra Hirsi has been suspended from college over her role in a pro-Hamas protest.

Hirsi revealed Thursday she has been suspended from Barnard College over her involvement in the protests on Columbia University’s campus.

“I’m an organizer with CU Apartheid Divest @ColumbiaSJP, in my 3 years at @BarnardCollege,” the 21-year-old wrote on X.

“I have never been reprimanded or received any disciplinary warnings.

“I just received notice that I am 1 of 3 students suspended for standing in solidarity with Palestinians facing a genocide.”

Hirsi was suspended along with two other students, identified as Maryam Iqbal and Soph Dinu.

They received notice of their suspension from Barnard Dean, Leslie Grinage, first thing Thursday morning, the Apartheid Divest said in a statement.

According to the student group, the dean’s email read:

“This decision is based on information received from Columbia University Public Safety that you have been involved in an unauthorized encampment on the Columbia University campus and you have not ceased participation in this unauthorized encampment despite repeated requests from Barnard and Columbia on April 17, 2024 that you do so.”

Hirsi’s suspension comes after at least three people were arrested overnight in connection with the ongoing tent protest on the Ivy League school’s Morningside campus.

The Barnard junior is one of three children Omar shares with her ex-husband Ahmed Hirsi.

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Isra Hirsi had shared footage of herself participating in the controversial protest a day earlier, calling it a “huge historic moment.”

In a follow-up tweet revealing her suspension, a defiant Hirsi said protestors “will not be intimidated.”

“We will stand resolute until our demands are met. Our demands include divestment from companies complicit in genocide, transparency of @Columbia’s investments and FULL amnesty for all students facing repression,” she wrote.

Hirsi, who describes herself on X as an “angry black girl,” has fired off a barrage of tweets as the school’s anti-Israel protests rage on, including one posted by her mom, saying she was “in solidarity” with rallying students.

Omar, a progressive Democrat, was booted by Republicans from the powerful Foreign Affairs Committee in February last year over her anti-Semitic comments.

READ MORE – Pro-Hamas Protests Could ‘Escalate’ into ‘More Extreme’ ‘Summer of Protests’ Ahead of Elections, Report Warns

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