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S. Korean Primary School Teachers Reject State-complied History Textbook

Pyongyang, May 29 (KCNA) — At least 2 570 primary school teachers across south Korea released a statement on May 25 in the name of all primary school teachers calling for correctly teaching the national history, according to CBS of south Korea.

The history textbook for 6th year pupils of primary schools whose screening the “government” okayed is peppered with contents eulogizing the erstwhile dictatorial regime such as justifying the May 16 coup and contains no photos related to sexual slavery enforced by the Japanese imperialists, the statement charged.
Noting it is dangerous to teach the pupils the twisted history, it protested against the regime, declaring the will not to teach pupils history with the above-said textbook.

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