Criticizing books used in UNRWA schools only questions the few resources available to Palestinian children.
A cross-party group of Members of the European Parliament have called upon the commission to stop funding Palestinian education until antisemitism is purged from textbooks.
Translation errors include a well-known Palestinian phrase for rock-throwers, “the Children of the Stones,” being mistranslated as “children stones,” with no indication as to what this might mean.
Parliamentarians "insisted that the Commission should thoroughly verify the use of Union funds by third party entities to ensure no funds are allocated to any cause or form of terrorism."
The appointment of Swiss diplomat Phillipe Lazzarini as the new head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency is a window of opportunity for donor nations, which oversee UNRWA policy.
With coronavirus lockdown, public, private sectors turn to remote communication
The donation brings this year's total up to $40 million, to be spent on education and health services.
Ayyat al-Akras was just 17 when she blew herself up in Jerusalem, killing two and injuring 28, near a supermarket in Jerusalem on March 29, 2002.
If implemented, it would spell the loss of $24 million in funding for the Palestinian Authority.