Saudi Arabia alters textbooks to eliminate most jihad references

07/14/2009 | National Public Radio (text and audio)

Saudi Arabian officials are reforming education nationwide and have altered student textbooks to eliminate most references to jihad, after the country was criticised for promoting religious intolerance in schools. Some have said the country's curriculum taught students to hate non-Muslims or Muslims who do not adhere strictly to the religion.

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