Education News

Pearson caught in Middle East history textbook scandal

Pro-Israel bias and misrepresentation of the Israel/Palestine situation has been a feature of much of mainstream media for some years. Now GCSE textbooks, published by Pearson and Hodder, have come under intense attention from pro-Israel advocates. As a result, Hodder has discontinued entirely publication of its own textbook title Conflict in the Middle East,1945-95, by Steve Waugh and John Wright.

BBC sparks outrage after removing content following pressure from pro-Israel lobby

Published in the Middle East Monitor on 2 June 2021.
The BBC has removed a series of educational videos about Palestine and the origins of the ongoing Israeli occupation and ethnic cleansing, following pressure from a pro-Israel lobbyist organisation, UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI).