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Moroccans Condemn Children's Book Calling Jerusalem Israel's Capital
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Rabat, Jan. 11 -- A children's educational book called "L'atlas du Monde," distributed by a Casablanca publishing house, showed a map of the Middle East with a blank space instead of the names Palestine or Israel. Only the flag of Israel is seen, which stirred uproar among Moroccans who support the Palestinian cause.
The Moroccan Anti-Normalization Center shared a post about the book on its official Facebook page, pointing out the danger of "normalizing" the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The center called for the government to open an investigation into the book.
The book, which teaches children about different cultures in the world, also shows a map with countries like Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Iran, Kuwait, and Jordan. Controversially, th...
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