Palestinians Angered by UNRWA's Poster Ban in Schools

(Beirut Daily Star) Mohammed Zaatari - The director general of UNRWA in Lebanon, Richard Cook, angered Palestinians when he recently requested that pictures of Palestinian leaders be torn down from UNRWA schools in northern Lebanon under the pretext of implementing UN resolutions and in a bid to prevent children from getting accustomed to violence and terrorism. Cook ordered the removal of pictures of Hamas leaders Yassin and Rantissi, and children throwing stones at Israeli forces.

2004-04-26 00:00:00

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