Saturday, October 30, 2010

(NEWS) Holocaust Studies Made Mandatory In Southern Brazil City

"Porto Alegre passes first of its kind law ordering all 96 public schools to include Holocaust studies in curriculum, in effort to educate, prevent neo-Nazi incidents.

A city in southern Brazil that has suffered a series of neo-Nazi incidents is requiring all public schools to teach about the Holocaust.

The new law, the first of its kind in Brazil, will go into effect next year in all of Porto Alegre's 96 public schools, where some 60,000 students study, the city government's website said Tuesday."

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