Yemen : A wave of anger after Qatar financed sectarian school books
Qatar Charity has announced a tender to print the new edition of school books in yemen,books that are following the sectarian dimension of Houthi militia.
The tender came to solve the education Ministry problem of expenses to print thenew curriculum modified with Houthi sectarian tendency, a ministry headed now by Yahya al-Houthi, brother of the militia leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi,.
The Qatar Charity – Yemen Office launched a tender, called “Supporting Yemeni Children to Print a school book”, to print a curriculum that carries Houthi changes with a sectarian dimension.
The Ministry of Education, which is controlled by the Houthis, in Sana’a, issued a new edition of the textbook carrying substantial changes in the contents, following the sectarian thought of the Houthi group.
The Houthi changes to the textbook included mainly “Islamic education materials and civic education”. These courses included ideas imported from Iran.
The ministry condemned the funding of the Qatar Charity Association to print those poisonous and destructive curricula for the Yemeni student’s ideology, belief, patriotism and future, stressing that these curricula establish intellectual, religious and societal extremism.
The ministry pointed out that “Qatar Charity, by adopting the project of printing the curriculum distorted and dyed by sectarianism, participates in the Houthi terrorist militia in poisoning the mind of the Yemeni student. From the sectarian conflict between the sons of one nation. “