French Children's Magazine Recalled for Claiming Israel ‘Not a Real Country'

By The European Union Times

Youpi, a French magazine for children aged between eight and 10, was pulled from kiosks in France and Belgium Wednesday after complaints about a statement inside claiming Israel was “not a real country.”

“We call these 197 countries states, like France, Germany or Algeria,” a comment in the magazine’s January edition stated. “There are other ones but not everyone agrees they are real countries (for example the State of Israel and North Korea).”

​After being tipped off by readers, the federation of Jewish communities and organizations of France (CRIF) organized a protest against the magazine and called it a “factual lie and [READ MORE HERE]

Source: EU Times

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