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Former PA Education Minister expresses pride in removal of Israel, peace agreements with Israel from PA schoolbooks
Text and image posted on the Facebook page of Fatah Central Committee member and former PA Minister of Education Sabri Saidam Posted text: "[Israeli newspaper] Yediot Aharonot published an article today [Oct. 7, 2019] related to the Palestinian [PA] schoolbooks, which says: 'In the last three..."
Oct 7, 2019
PA Education Minister claims “Zionist websites” fabricate statements to raise issue of incitement in PA curriculum
"Attempt by some Zionist websites to continue to raise the issue of the so called ‘incitement’ in Palestinian school books whilst quoting me by fabricating some unfounded statements"
Aug 3, 2019
PA Ministry of Education responds to EU decision to examine PA schoolbooks: “Connected to an escalation of the rate of incitement by Israeli institutions and international lobbies connected to them”
Headline: "The [PA] Ministry of Education: The European Union's desire to examine the Palestinian schoolbooks is connected to the Israeli incitement"
May 17, 2019
PA ambassador to UN: There is no incitement in PA schoolbooks
Headline: "Mansour: "We call on the [UN] Security Council to look into the situation on the ground in Palestine in order to determine who is responsible for the violence and incitement" "Observer Representative of the State of Palestine in the UN Ambassador Riyad Mansour called on the [UN] Security...
Mar 27, 2019
PA Education minister heads “Committee to Fight Israeli Incitement… against the Palestinian people, its national curricula, and its institutions, and particularly the educational institutions”
Headline: “The Committee to Fight Israeli Incitement discussed the ways of response” “The Committee to Fight Israeli Incitement, led by [PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam, held its periodic meeting yesterday [Feb. 23, 2019] at the [PA] Ministry of Education building. It...”
Feb 24, 2019
PA Education Ministry: “The occupation's schoolbooks are full of incitement, as opposed to the Palestinian schoolbooks, which educate the students to love life, knowledge, creativity, entrepreneurship, and other lofty values”
“The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education yesterday [Feb. 2, 2019] exposed a new frantic Israeli campaign, whose goal is to harm the national Palestinian [PA] curriculum, and to stain it with incitement. The ministry explained in a statement that this campaign is taking place as part of...”
Feb 3, 2019
PA Education Minister: “Israel is no longer acting in the framework of moral rules or international rules,” Palestinians have a right to teach children “the established ideology about the resistance and war against this occupation”
Official PA TV News, hosting PA Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam PA Minister of Education and Higher Education Sabri Saidam: “Israel is no longer acting in the framework of moral rules or international rules. Study is guaranteed for everyone, and it is the right of the state...”
Feb 2, 2019
PA forms new committee to fight against Israeli “incitement against the education sector”
“The Dealing with the Israeli Incitement Against the Education Committee, led by [PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education [and Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary] Sabri Saidam, held its first meeting yesterday [Oct. 27, 2018] in the ministry’s headquarters in order to discuss the...”
Nov 28, 2018
PLO official attacks “policy of Judaizing the education and Israelizing the curricula that the occupation state is implementing” in Jerusalem
“Head of the PLO Department of Education and Higher Education [and Teaching] and PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Ali Abu Zuhri… commented on the suffering befalling the education system – and particularly in Jerusalem – in light of the occupation’s actions, and demanded to support the education...”
Sep 27, 2018
PA Education Minister: Israeli accusation that PA schoolbooks incite is “a lie and a falsehood,” Israeli curriculum incites against Palestinians and attempts to “erase their history and geography”
Headline: “[PA] Ministry of Education: Israel is continuing to incite against our education system” “The [PA] Ministry of Education and Higher Education emphasized that Israel is continuing to incite against the Palestinian education system… During his meeting with European Parliament member Eider...”
Sep 20, 2018
UNRWA official at meeting with PA Education Minister: “There is not any incitement in the [Palestinian] schoolbooks”
Headline: “UNRWA: There is no incitement in the Palestinian schoolbooks” “UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) Director in Jerusalem [and the West Bank] Scott Anderson emphasized that there is not any incitement in the [Palestinian] schoolbooks. He emphasized...”
May 28, 2018
PA: Israeli actions against PA curriculum and education in East Jerusalem are “a blatant violation of human rights”
"During its weekly meeting that was held yesterday [May 22, 2018] in the government headquarters in Ramallah, led by [PA] Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah… the government discussed the national plan to support education in Jerusalem, whose goal is to deal with all of the policies and steps of the..."
May 23, 2018
PA Education Minister denies Israeli charges of incitement in PA schoolbooks; claims Israeli schoolbooks “call for violence and murder”
Headline: “Saidam briefs a Finnish minister about the status of the education…” “[PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education, [Fatah Central Committee Deputy Secretary, and Fatah Revolutionary Council Deputy Secretary] Sabri Saidam briefed F innish Minister for [Foreign] Trade and Development...”
May 8, 2018