Sixth-graders in America's most populous state will soon learn that Romans, not Jews, crucified Jesus.
The lesson could have been different had some of the textbooks approved by California last week gone through in their proposed form.
Concern is growing among circles of Iranian nationals and expatriates that European countries are turning a blind eye to the regime's human rights atrocities in exchange for trade benefits.
Late last year, the U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution criticizing Iran for human rights violations. It cited new restrictions on freedom of expression and the persecution of political and religious dissenters.