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Palestine accuses Israel of revoking Jerusalem school license – Middle East Monitor

Palestine on Thursday condemned Israel’s decision to rescind a Palestinian school in East Jerusalem and called on Washington to intervene to stop its implementation.

This was announced in two separate statements from the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs and the Ministry of Education. The Anadolu Agency I have received copies of two statements.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Envoys “condemns in the strongest terms the decision of the occupation authorities to withdraw the licenses of Al-Eman School and Ibrahimiye College in occupied East Jerusalem,” it said.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs considered the decision to “pave the way for the closure of these schools under flimsy pretexts and justifications”. An attempt to impose the story of colonial Israel on the Jerusalemites.”

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on the international community, the U.S. government and relevant United Nations agencies, led by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to “take necessary measures and put pressure on the occupying powers. immediately cease the implementation of

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Meanwhile, the Palestinian Ministry of Education said six school licenses had been revoked “for teaching the Palestinian curriculum as one of the fundamental rights guaranteed by international treaties, charters and covenants.” .

The ministry added that the decision “is in the context of the Israeliization of education.”

The ministry will “follow up with international human rights and legal bodies such as UNESCO, UN agencies and relevant friendly countries to take responsibility and enforce laws and agreements related to the rights of students in Jerusalem.” obliged to occupy the Educate on freedom and dignity. ”

The education ministry said it “rejects Israel’s actions,” adding that it “comes in the context of a war against the nation’s overarching identity, distortion and falsification of facts.”

Israel’s Minister of Education, Yifat Shasha Bitton, decided Thursday to “revoke the licenses of six schools in East Jerusalem.” The school has approximately 2,000 students.

Vuitton said in a statement, a copy of which Anadolu Agency He added that the decision was made “because of agitation against the State of Israel and the Israeli army in school textbooks,” adding that “incitement” would be dealt with “severely.”

She added, “We have summoned the directors of these schools for a public hearing, after which we have decided to revoke the schools’ permanent licenses and give them one-year conditional licenses to change their curriculum.”

East Jerusalem has many educational institutions, including Israel, the Palestinian Authority, “UNRWA”, Jordan, and the private sector.

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