Skip to comments.We do use books that call Jews 'apes' admits head of Islamic school
Posted on 02/07/2007 7:34:24 AM PST by DogByte6RER
We do use books that call Jews 'apes' admits head of Islamic school
Last updated at 12:27pm on 7th February 2007
The principal of an Islamic school has admitted that it uses textbooks which describe Jews as 'apes' and Christians as 'pigs' and has refused to withdraw them.
Dr Sumaya Alyusuf confirmed that the offending books exist after former teacher Colin Cook, 57, alleged that children as young as five are taught from racist materials at the King Fahd Academy in Acton.
In an interview on BBC2's Newsnight, Dr Alyusuf was asked by Jeremy Paxman whether she recognised the books.
She said: "Yes, I do recognise these books, of course. We have these books in our school.
"These books have good chapters that can be used by the teachers. It depends on the objectives the teacher wants to achieve."
In another exchange, Dr Alyusuf insisted the books should not be scrapped, saying that allegedly racist sections had been 'misinterpreted'.
The school is owned, funded and run by the government of Saudi Arabia.
Mr Paxman asked: "Will you now remove this nonsense from the Saudi Ministry of Education from your school?"
Dr Alyusuf replied: "Just to reiterate what I said earlier, there are chapters from these books that are used and that will serve our objectives. But we don't teach hatred towards Judaism or Christianity - on the contrary."
During the programme Louise Ellman, MP for Liverpool Riverside and chairman of the Jewish Labour Movement, accused the school of inciting racial hatred and hit out at Ofsted inspectors for failing to discover the textbooks.
She said: "This whole situation is unacceptable. It is incitement. It is part of a deliberate Saudi initiative to install Wahabbism extremism among Muslims and in the rest of society. If Ofsted has not drawn attention to this, that is a failing of Ofsted.
"It is unacceptable and we should look to see if this is happening in other schools as well. This is about teaching children. I think the school should take immediate action and so should the regulatory authorities."
In his employment tribunal claim Mr Cook, who taught English at the school for 19 years, has accused it of poisoning pupils' minds with a curriculum of hate. Arabic translators have found that the books also describe Jews as 'repugnant'.
Dr Alyusuf initially claimed that the books were 'not taught currently', saying: "We teach a different curriculum. We teach an international curriculum."
Asked by Mr Paxman, "Would you discipline any teacher who has used these teaching materials?", she replied: "Of course I would."
The principal, who has been in the post just under six months, also claimed: "I monitor what is taught in the classrooms. I have developed the curriculum myself."
Asked by Mr Paxman whether she agreed with the suggestion in teaching materials that non-believers in Islam are condemned to 'hellfire', she said: "We don't teach that. We teach Islam and it is important for our students to assert their identity."
Mr Cook, of Feltham, was earning £35,000 a year and is seeking £100,000 in compensation.
In legal papers submitted to a Watford employment tribunal, he alleged that pupils as young as five are taught that religions including Christianity and Judaism are 'worthless'.
He also alleges that when he questioned whether the curriculum complied with British laws, he was told: "This is not England. It is Saudi Arabia".
Pupils have allegedly been heard saying they want to 'kill Americans', praising 9/11 and idolising Osama bin Laden as their 'hero'.
Mr Cook claims he was dismissed last December after blowing the whistle on the school for covering up cheating by children in GCSE exams.
He is bringing a tribunal claim for unfair dismissal, race discrimination and victimisation. The school is vigorously defending his claims.
RACISM!......I'm gonna go burn some cars...
Don't be silly. The US is reponsible for all the hatred for trying to liberate a country from a brutal dictator. Shame on America.
Only towards Jews and Christians.
To read a good article on Islime, go to:
select: "a must read"
pull up: "Article 29/ The Final End Time Beast"
print and save for future reference.
Uh huh. Misinterpreted. I am sure the true Arabic words mean something like "primitive, hairy, knuckle-dragging creatures with dingleberrys around their butt-holes", but was actually misinterpreted by Westerners to mean "apes". Our mistake.
And calling a jihadi an ape would be an insult to the ape.
Many of the 9/11 hijackers came from Pakistani and Afghani schools just like these. They are there for one purpose, and one purpose only - to train muslims to despise and hate westerners, to relegate them to the status of animals and to promote world domination in the name of jihad.
Lying to infidels is acceptable under Islam.
Interesting . . . he tolerated the intolerance until they cheated on the state-sponsored exams. It was okay to call Jews "apes" and Christians "pigs" until they tried to bump their scores. Only then did it become offensive. That is what I call very selective outrage.
These islamic madrassa schools are nothing more than factories of hate. If America and the rest of Western Civilization really wants to get serious about fighting Islamofascism/terrorism, then it's time we begin targeting these madrassas with military ordinance...
Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Obama - what say you?
And Buddhists, and Bahai's, and Sikhs, and anybody else who is not a Moslem.
People who do not share the broad values of the West don't belong in the West. They really need to relocate back to their points of origin.
Can you imagine the caterwauling from CAIR if "24" used this as a plot line?
"In another exchange, Dr Alyusuf insisted the books should not be scrapped, saying that allegedly racist sections had been 'misinterpreted'."
pigs & apes? I begin to see how they were misinterpeted. It depends on what the meaning of the words "pigs and apes" is!!!! Sounds vaguely familiar to me.
When will this moslem stuff come to an end?? You can't make it up fast enough. It is sad that this is tolerated.
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