Children’s Sunday school in Glasgow encourages children to depict parachutes in art session for Palestine

Paragliders were famously used by Hamas on October 7 to cross the Israeli border before slaughtering 1,400 people


A social media post from Red Sunday School encouraging children and young people to create 'parachute banners' during a 'artworks for Palestine' session

A far-left Sunday school is hosting an “artworks for Palestine” session during which children will be encouraged to create banners featuring parachutes, similar to the mode of transportation used by Hamas terrorists on October 7 to cross the Israeli border and massacre some 1,400 people.

The Red Sunday School, based in central Glasgow, posted on its Instagram page on Tuesday that it would hold a “parachute banner making session for kids, young people, families” on February 17, and encourages people to “drop in”.

On its website, the monthly school describes itself as “a socialist school for children and young people” and a “space for young people to think for themselves, play with freedom, question the world around them, and change it.”

It also encourages “active participation in the great struggles of our day: anti-racism, the climate crisis, feminism, and the revolutionary transformation of capitalism.”

A “Palestine calendar” can be purchased for £10 on the school’s online shop, commemorating “a history of Palestine oppression and celebrating Palestinian poetry”, the proceeds of which is “split equally between Medical Aid for Palestinians and Palestine Action.”

Six members of Palestine Action were arrested this week for allegedly plotting to disrupt and damage the London Stock Exchange, while other members of the activist group smashed windows and threw red paint on a building belonging to firm CDW over its alleged ties to Israeli defence contractor company Elbit Systems.

A post to Red Sunday School’s Instagram account asserts: “The occupier is putting all children’s lives at risk because if they weren’t occupying someone else’s land there would be no reason to fight.”

Two women in their 20s pictured at a pro-Palestinian march on October 14 carrying images of the paragliders used by Hamas were charged with terrorism offences. The Crown Prosecution Service said at the time they were charged with “carrying or displaying an article, name an image displaying a paraglider, to arouse reasonable suspicion that they are supporters of a proscribed terrorist organisation, namely Hamas,”

Red Sunday School did not respond to requests for comment.

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