02 April 2007

Never* Again

Teachers drop the Holocaust to avoid offending Muslims (Laura Clark, Daily Mail, 4/2/07)
Schools are dropping the Holocaust from history lessons to avoid offending Muslim pupils, a Governmentbacked study has revealed.

It found some teachers are reluctant to cover the atrocity for fear of upsetting students whose beliefs include Holocaust denial.

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4 comments:

Brit said...

My Daily Mail Bullshit Detector is tingling.

David said...

Here's the original report.

Hey Skipper said...

We should offend Muslims regularly.

They need to either get over it, or move to a Muslim country.

Brit said...

There is no event in history that is taught at greater length in British schools, or shown more frequently on British television, than the Nazis and the Holocaust.