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Pro-Palestine protest escalates as police forcibly remove protestors

Pro-Palestine protest escalates as police forcibly remove protestors

The ongoing Pro-Palestine protest against the University heats up as Police are called in to move protestors, while the SU attempts to mediate the dispute
Pro-Palestine groups occupy the Roscoe Building

Pro-Palestine groups occupy the Roscoe Building

In what is their second occupation of a University building in the last month, Pro-Palestine groups have occupied the Roscoe Building to protest alleged University connections to Israel and its complicity in the conflict in Gaza
“The important point is [to] stop the killing”: Afzal Khan on his support for Israeli-Gaza ceasefire

“The important point is [to] stop the killing”: Afzal Khan on his support for Israeli-Gaza ceasefire

Afzal Khan sits down with the Manchester Media Group following his resignation from Labour’s Shadow Cabinet over the ceasefire vote in Parliament
“Shame on you!”: Protesters condemn University of Manchester during pro-Palestine protest

“Shame on you!”: Protesters condemn University of Manchester during pro-Palestine protest

Protesters call for weekly protest over University graphene research
Review: Double Murder

Review: Double Murder

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Hofesh Shecther’s Double Murder (Clowns/The Fix) at HOME
Student protest disrupts pro-Israel stall outside SU

Student protest disrupts pro-Israel stall outside SU

This afternoon a student protest disrupted a pro-Israel stall ran by the Union of Jewish Students and Israel education organisation Stand With Us.
BDS, antisemitism, and why the left needs to do better

BDS, antisemitism, and why the left needs to do better

Nimo Omer writes about the recent media coverage of the BDS movement’s week of action on Israel-Palestine conflict
2019 World Para Swimming Championships stripped from Malaysia, after banning Israel

2019 World Para Swimming Championships stripped from Malaysia, after banning Israel

Politics once again enters sport as Malaysia stands in solidarity with their fellow Palestinian Muslims over their ongoing conflict with Israel
SU Gen Sec: BDS protests can make Jewish students a “target”

SU Gen Sec: BDS protests can make Jewish students a “target”

Abid’s comments come around Holocaust Memorial Day, following her participation in the Lessons From Auschwitz programme
BDS protest cut short by van of police officers

BDS protest cut short by van of police officers

A BDS protest against the unethical investment of the University of Manchester in defence of Palestinian rights was cut short by six police officers
Cold War heating up

Cold War heating up

The Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal could have violent consequences
Israel’s radical re-style

Israel’s radical re-style

Israel’s shift to the right and far-right come with alarming consequences for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process

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

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”

Another look at the Balfour Declaration

Lawrence Rosenberg, Associate Director of the Pinsker Centre and the former President of Manchester University JSoc, argues that people shouldn’t protest the celebration of an attempt to end Jewish persecution

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

Eurovision 2017

The most fabulous night in the musical calendar returns with political drama, horse masks, and a few plot twists, writes Elizabeth Rushton

Anti-Semitic tweets force resignation of Labour Students Co-Chair

The newly elected Manchester Metropolitan Co-Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Tayyib Nawaz, has been forced to resign after the uncovering of Anti-Semitic and homophobic tweets

Refusing the Israeli Defence Force

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

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