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Indonesia: Kindergarten dresses children as armed jihadis for parade

Indonesia: Kindergarten dresses children as armed jihadis for parade

Young children parade in burquas with cardboard rifles
Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
20/08/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 

“I never meant to teach violence to my students. We only used the props that we already had to cut costs for parents.” Why did he have cardboard cutouts of assault rifles already on hand? What does he use them for, if not to teach violence?

 

Indonesia: Kindergarten dresses children as armed jihadis for parade


What I found particularly interesting was the principal's remark: "The costumes had been used in previous parades to teach students about the Prophet Muhammad’s faith and beliefs"

— Dr Bill Warner ()