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HOLOCAUST EDUCATION AND GENOCIDE PREVENTION

Malaysia

Malaysia

Population – 29,179,952
Jewish Population – 100 (<0.01%)

Government-Related Holocaust Education/Information

Ministry of Education, Curriculum Development Division – Malaysia does not mandate the teaching of the Holocaust.  While its curriculum could be located, it could not be interpreted or translated.  The curriculum does include the subjects of history, civics and citizenship, and moral education. 
http://www.moe.gov.my/bpk/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1

Malaysia has a National Commission for UNESCO.

Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) – SUHAKAM was established by Parliament under the Human Rights Commission Act, Act 597, in September 1999.  A function of the Commission is to promote awareness of and provide education in relation to human rights.
http://suhakam.org.my/web/guest/home

News

In October 2003, Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad made disparaging, antisemitic remarks in a speech given at a Muslim summit.