NGO: PA Doesn't Meet UNESCO Statehood Guidelines

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - The Palestinian Authority does not meet UNESCO recommendations, according to a study published on Monday by IMPACT-SE - the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education. IMPACT-SE monitors schoolbooks and curricula to determine compliance with international standards on peace and tolerance, a goal derived directly from UNESCO declarations and resolutions. The study includes the following paragraph from a Grade 8 book: "Today the Muslim countries urgently need jihad and jihad fighters in order to liberate the robbed lands and to get rid of the robbing Jews from the robbed lands in Palestine and in the Levant."

2011-11-03 00:00:00

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