Palestinian News Item
PA Ministry of Education, responsible for school names, refuses to change name of school named after terrorist
WAFA, official PA news agency - Aug. 25, 2015
: "The Ministry of Education and Higher Education: 'Naming or changing the names of schools is under the authority of the Minister'"
"The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education emphasized that naming state schools is under the authority of the Minister alone, and he does not know of any name change in any of his schools in the Gaza Strip.
In a press release this evening (Tuesday) [Aug. 25, 2015] it said: 'The Ministry, which names its schools after one of the Martyrs (
) at the beginning of the school year, did not and will not agree to change the name of a school named after a Martyr as prominent as Ghassan Kanafani."
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Ghassan Kanafani - was a leader and spokesman of the terror organization the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).