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Girl rewarded for map that depicts erasure of Israel

Headline: “Female student Maira Ghneim won the Palestinian Creativity and Excellence Prize”

 “Female student Maira Luay Ghneim won the Creativity and Excellence Prize (first place) for the most beautiful plastic painting in the framework of a competition thatthe Palestinian [PA] Ministry of Education organized on the national level for Palestinian Teacher’s Day. Artist Ghneim won the prize of the Ministry of Education’s judging committee, which included prominent Palestinian plastic artists, for a painting representing the Palestinian teacher’s struggle in building the pillars of knowledge. Palestinian [PA] Prime Minister Dr. Muhammad Shtayyeh presented the prize to artist Ghneim during a ceremony for Palestinian Teacher’s Day in Ramallah.”

The article includes a picture showing PA Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh together with female student Maira Ghneim holding Ghneim’s framed artwork showing the PA map of “Palestine” that presents all of Israel as “Palestine” together with the PA areas. Inside the map a teacher is holding a book with the Palestinian flag on it and building a boy out of puzzle pieces. Above him is a hand holding a book and to the left of it is a lit candle. Among those on stage with Shtayyeh and Ghneim are Fatah Central Committee Secretary, Head of the PLO Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee Jibril Rajoub on the far left, and Ramallah and El-Bireh District Governor Laila Ghannam to the right of Ghneim.


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