Canterbury Christchurch University

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Israeli Apartheid Week at CCCU

A panel discussion on Palestinian resistance, and the screening of a Palestinian cinema classic, are planned as part of Israeli Apartheid Week at Canterbury Christchurch University in February and March. See the two posters below for details. Advertisements

First ever CCCU Israeli Apartheid Week announced

The first ever Canterbury Christchurch University Israeli Apartheid Week will be held this month, with a full programme of events just announced. Israeli Apartheid Week – (scroll down for the full programme) is an annual event held by students and staff of universities around the world to highlight Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and to … 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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