Tag : hate

Vigil for lives lost to trans hate

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Students gather to commemorate those killed as a result of transphobic violence and hate. On Monday evening, a group of people (many drenched, some holding lanterns) filled the foyer of the University’s Union to take part in a minute’s silence to remember all of the trans people who have died … Read More

Neo-Nazi terrorist gets life for murder of MP Jo Cox

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Extreme right wing terrorist Thomas Mair has today been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, whom he shot and stabbed to death in Birstall, near Leeds, on the 16th of June. After a trial which lasted seven days, the jury took just one hour … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: National Hate Crime Awareness Week in the UK

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This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week across the UK, a time to recognise this prominent societal issue and spark discussion about how it can be combated. Hate crime in the UK has become an increasingly prevalent issue this year in the wake of Brexit. Figures from the National … Read More

Investigation into racist and anti-semitic t-shirts

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Exeter University has launched an investigation into racist and anti-Semitic T-shirts students at a recent social in Exeter are alleged to have worn during a freshers week event. Pictures taken by a fellow student reveal hateful phrases including: “Don’t speak to me if you’re not white,” and, “The Holocaust was … Read More

Swastika graffiti removed in Hyde Park

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A Nazi Swastika spray painted onto a pavement near Hyde Park has been removed after students reported it to the police. The offensive graffiti was widely condemned as a hate crime. Local police officer PC Matt Guy commended students efforts by stating “It was great that as soon as students … Read More

Students condemn BAE on campus

6 years ago / 0 comments

The University is facing increased pressure this week over its relationship with BAE Systems. An online petition and a Better University idea are both demanding all ties with the controversial weapons manufacturer are cut. Following a Leeds Student investigation into the involvement of arms dealers with the University, a petition … Read More