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Hundreds march in protest of Balfour celebrations

As hundreds march along Oxford Road in protest, the BDS campaign have described the Balfour 100 event as “a mockery of the suffering of Palestinian people”

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Manchester Labour Students introduce anti-Semitism training

SU Wellbeing Officer Saqib Mahmood welcomed the move and encouraged other societies to follow suit

Balfour celebrations on campus protest. Photo: Hana Jafar

Balfour ‘Celebrations’ on campus enrage students and staff

The organisation of independent groups celebrating the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on the University campus has sparked outrage amongst some members of the university

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Union Senate: how it works and latest policies

A summary of Manchester Students’ Union Senate and the motions debated at its most recent meeting

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Manchester Students’ Union support of BDS could be breaking the law

The Charity Commission is investigating open support of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign by students’ unions across the UK, who may have broken the law

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Students face disciplinary action after banner drop

Two students are facing disciplinary hearings after they hung a banner from the roof of a University building

Photo: Gemma Sowerby

Tensions at controversial Israeli Apartheid Week

With a large wall constructed on Oxford Road, a banner unfurled on university property, and disruption of a debate, IAW at the University of Manchester was controversial and eventful

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Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

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Baroness Deech’s claims that UoM is a ‘no-go’ for Jewish Students criticised

UJS and Manchester J-Soc have dismissed Baroness Deech’s claims that Jewish Students are unlikely to attend Manchester University due to anti-Semitism within the student body

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Why Manchester Students’ Union supports BDS

Sara Khan defends the SU’s support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign, and challenges claims that the movement is anti-Semitic

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University of Manchester Students’ Union backs BDS

After the Students’ Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement