Money allocated for textbooks should “be used for drafting and teaching curricula which reflects UNESCO standards of peace, tolerance, coexistence, and non-violence,” the resolution said.
The textbook is widely hailed as a masterpiece, and the accuracy and detail of its descriptions and illustrations stand out even today.
Conflict in the Middle East, 1945-95 has been withdrawn by Hodder after UK Lawyers for Israel found a number of inaccuracies and biases within the text.
A lesson on Newtonian physics used the Palestinian fighters using slingshots to target IDF soldiers as an example of elastic energy.
Publisher acknowledges problem, withdraws book from sale
Two reports highlight how extremism and anti-Jewish hatred is taught to youth in the Middle East; Saudis show improvement since last report.
UNRWA schools’ curriculum, designed by the Palestinian Authority, “perpetuates incitement, antisemitism and glorification of martyrdom,” Fleur Hassan-Nahoum said.
Ruling coalition in Norwegian parliament angered over references to violence, martyrdom and terror found in Palestinian Authority school textbooks.
Both Israel and Palestine are guilty of the crime of omission. We teach almost nothing about the other people living on this land.
UNRWA never questions whether PA schoolbooks should be used by a UN agency that must adhere to the core principles of the United Nations.