“Pro-Human Rights” Palestinian NGO Advocates Terrorism in Arabic Material
The Ramallah Center for Human Rights, a Palestinian NGO which describes its goal as to “strengthen the culture of human rights and tolerance in Palestinian society and support inter-religious, inter-cultural and non-violent dialogue both at the local and regional level”, advocates “armed resistance” and glamorizes jihad in its Arabic material.
Blogger Elder of Ziyon reports:
The RCRHS Arabic website, however, has articles not translated into the English website.
One talks about a workshop held in January about the “dialectical relationship between resistance and negotiations.” One of the speakers stated flatly that negotiations cannot provide the objectives that Palestinian Arabs want without keeping the option of terrorism (“armed resistance.”) All forms of “resistance” are considered legitimate and the specific circumstances dictate which ones should be used at any time…
Another interesting document is a 300-page report on “Tolerance Values in Arab School Curriculums [sic].” It looks at school curricula in the Arab world, ostensibly to remark on how well they integrate values of tolerance….On page 51, it describes the importance of tolerance in the Islamic Studies curriculum, and discusses “Teaching the student the importance of jihad for Allah’s sake, for a noble goal, for defending religion, homeland, and holy places/sanctities…”