The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Review: Oriented

‘Oriented’ is a documentary following three Palestinian Gay friends, living in Israel who are raising awareness of LGBTQ rights in Israel

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Student anger at Trump’s Jerusalem announcement

The US president’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is to be met with demonstrations by pro-Palestine student groups

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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”

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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Manchester Labour Students co-chair against decision to back BDS

MLS have voted to support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, causing controversy among some members of the society

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Refusing the Israeli Defence Force

Ella Kashti looks at the story of Tair Kaminer, who was imprisoned for refusing conscription

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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

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Preview: Messages to Palestine event

Three university societies: the University of Manchester Action Palestine society, BDS Campaign society and the Recognise Refugee Rights society will be hosting a day of solidarity with Palestine in the Students’ Union

Co-Chair of OULC resigns over claims that members have 'problem with jews'. Photo: Facebook

Oxford Labour Co-Chair quits over factional splits & “poisonous” attitudes

Alex Chalmers, Co-Chair of OULC, has resigned after a decision was made to endorse Israeli Apartheid Week, an annual series of university lectures and rallies against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza

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We’re all losers in the terrorist name game

Joely Thomas looks at the many names of IS and asks what effects they have

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KCL investigate violent disruption of Israel event

Police were called after after pro-Palestine demonstrators disrupted the joint event by KCL and LSE Israel Societies, allegedly assaulting one woman


Strict university security at MDU Israel debate

University imposes strict quotas on one of the most controversial and subscribed-to events to take place on campus—the MDU’s Israel debate