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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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Assange’s ‘arbitrary detention’ gives human rights a bad name

Branding WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange’s detention as arbitrary tarnishes human rights

Professor Kevin Anderson strongly disagrees with recent claims made by the UN's IPCC. Photo: meaduva @Flickr

Manchester professor denies “wildly optimistic” UN claims on Climate Change

A Manchester professor has dismissed the UN’s proposed plan of action and is calling for more revolutionary actions to combat global climate change

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Israel’s Response to the Palestinian UNESCO Bid

Responding to a legal and non-aggressive action by stepping up settlement construction displays how uninterested in the peace process Israel has become.

Emergency: severe drought in the Horn of Africa has led to the most devestating famine in living memory

Horn of Africa in crisis as the world looks elsewhere

The East African famine is a humanitarian emergency – but who is responding, asks Charlotte Cook