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Tunisian Children's Magazine Teaches Kids To Make Molotov Cocktails

TAP (Tunisia), RT (Russia), AFRIK.COM

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TUNIS – Tunisia’s Ministry of Women and Family Affairs has filed a complaint against Kaws Kouzah ("Rainbow"), an Arabic-language children’s magazine that published disturbingly detailed instructions of how to make a Molotov cocktail, Tunisia’s news agency TAP reports.

The article, published under the "Knowledge Garden" section of the #302 issue of the Tunisian periodical, reads "The Molotov cocktail is an improvised incendiary weapon consisting of a glass bottle and a folded cloth dipped in a flammable liquid – oil, alcohol, petrol."

For the Russian-based news agency RT, the most shocking part comes later, when the article tells kids that “the unit should be ignited and thrown at the enemy. After initial contact, the bottle breaks and sets the target on fire.”

According to Afrik.com, the director of the magazine Mongy Chebbi has apologized about what he has called a "misjudgment."

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