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Syriacs dispute claims in school history book

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    Syriacs dispute claims in school history book Representatives of Turkey’s Syriac Christian community have claimed that a section in a 10th grade history
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 27, 2011
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      Syriacs dispute claims in school history book

      Representatives of Turkey’s Syriac Christian community have claimed that a section in a 10th grade history course book pertaining to events around the time of World War I misrepresents their history and fans the flames of enmity toward them.

      “A classroom textbook ought to be [written] in a way that [reinforces] the unity of citizens. The text in this book has been penned in a way that would cause the people in this country to view Syriacs in a different [light],” Syriac writer Markus Ürek said.

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      http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=syriacs-dispute-claims-in-school-history-book-2011-09-26
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