‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ events face cancellations

The recent cancellation of a number of on-campus events slated to take place as part of ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ (IAW) appears to presage a significant change in the way institutions are dealing with the issue. A week-long program raising awareness of what its supporters see as ‘settler-colonialism’ in occupied Palestine, IAW activism has seen the […]

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Swastikas on-campus at Cambridge (Update: Swastikas found at other universities)

Update 13/02/2017: Since publication, further reports of swastikas being found on campus have come from students at the University of Exeter and University College London.  Student Rights has learnt from a number of students at the University of Cambridge that a spate of anti-Semitic incidents have been reported at the prestigious university. According to the […]

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Student Rights on campus

Last week, Student Rights’ National Organiser, Elliot Miller, gave on-campus presentations in Exeter and Leeds focusing on challenging extremism and opening up debate on the Prevent duty. On 23rd November, Miller gave a presentation focused on the myths and realities of the Prevent duty at the University of Exeter Atheist, Humanist and Secular Society (AHS). […]

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Student campaign posters vandalised with racist graffiti

Earlier this week, The Mancunion, the University of Manchester’s student paper, reported that racist graffiti had been directed towards one of the candidates standing in the student union elections. On Monday, it was discovered that the posters of a student standing to be the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Officer had been defaced and vandalised […]

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Racist slogans at Exeter University Snow Sports Society event

It has emerged that students attending an off-campus Exeter University event on Tuesday, were witnessed sporting t-shirts with antisemitic and white supremacist slogans. The event, hosted by the Snow Sports society at the Timepiece nightclub, saw students use magic markers to scribble slogans and drawings on each other’s t-shirts. While the majority of scribbles were […]

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