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Fortnight of apartheid events at University of Kent

Students at University of Kent have announced their Israeli Apartheid Week events will take place across a fortnight this month, from 22 February to 4 March. The programme will be “dedicated to raising awareness of Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian land and its oppression of Palestinian people”.  The Kent Palestine Society added: “This year marks … Continue reading

Students pour scorn on Israeli embassy propagandist

Guest post by Ellen Lee and Eman Salem, University of Kent Palestinian Solidarity Group On 10 November, several members of the Kent Palestinian Solidarity Group gathered in front of the Powell Lecture Theatre building on the Canterbury Christchurch campus to demonstrate against a talk being given that evening, by Israeli Embassy representative Rony Yadidia. Her … Continue reading

University faces storm over Israel Embassy event

Canterbury Christchurch University (CCCU) has provoked a storm of criticism over its decision to host a lecture by Rony Yedidia, Israel’s Director of Public Affairs in the UK. The university’s debating society was approached by the Israeli Embassy, offering a speaker visit, which the university agreed to. Ms Yedidia requested that her identity be concealed … Continue reading

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