Can’t Show Israel on a Map…

You wouldn’t want to confuse Moslems with the facts:

HarperCollins, one of the world’s largest publishing houses, has left Israel off the map in atlases sold to schools in the Middle East…

“Maps can be a very powerful tool in terms of de-legitimising ‘the other’ and can lead to confusion rather than clarity. We would be keen to see relevant bodies ensure that all atlases anywhere reflect the official United Nations position on nations, boundaries and all political features,” added Dr Jane Clements, director of the Council of Christians and Jews.

via Israel Omitted from Atlases Sold to Gulf States To Appease ‘Local Sensibilities’.

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