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King of Morocco orders Holocaust education MUST be included in country’s school curriculum

King of Morocco orders Holocaust education MUST be included in country’s school curriculum

Country: 
Morocco
News Date: 
05/10/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has ordered to ‎incorporate Holocaust studies into the country’s ‎‎education system, Moroccan news website Le Desk ‎reported on Wednesday.‎ The reports, which quickly went viral,  that the ‎decision was made while the monarch was attending ‎the 73rd U.N. General Assembly in New York last ‎week, adding that the king sent word to Education ‎Minister Said Amzazi, saying Holocaust studies must ‎be included in the country’s high school curriculum. ‎“The history we teach our children must include a ‎pluralistic variety of opinions and stories. It must ‎present humanity’s greatest moments, as well as its ‎darkest moments,” the report quoted a statement by ‎the king.‎ ‎“Education has the power to fight against ‎‎discrimination and racism, as well as the ugly ‎phenomenon ‎of anti-Semitism,” he said. ‎