Hamas opposes Holocaust study at UNRWA schools
Teaching Holocaust is "crime against Palestinians," says Gaza group following report UN agency plans to re-introduce course. Hamas on Wednesday reiterated its strong opposition to teaching about the Holocaust in Gaza Strip schools run by the UN Relief and Works Agency.
The Refugee Affairs Department of Hamas said that teaching the Holocaust was a "crime against the issue of the refugees that is aimed at canceling their right of return.”
The Hamas statement came in response to unconfirmed reports in a number of Arab media outlets that UNRWA was planning to reintroduce the Holocaust into its school curriculum.
UNRWA teachers in Jordan also announced this week their strong opposition to teaching the Holocaust in their schools (continue reading...)