TV News LIES

Wednesday, Apr 16th

Last update02:37:08 AM GMT

You are here News International Oxford in uproar over union motion to boycott Israel

Oxford in uproar over union motion to boycott Israel

E-mail Print PDF

Oxford University Students at Oxford University will this week vote on a controversial motion to boycott Israel, after a tumultuous week that has seen hate mail, accusations of racism and a furious exit from a debate by MP George Galloway .

The Oxford University Students' Union (OUSU) meets on Wednesday to decide finally on a motion backing the boycott of Israel, its companies and institutions. The motion, which would be tabled at the National Union of Students conference in Sheffield in April, calls on the student body to join the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, in protest at Israel's treatment of Palestinians and its hindrance of attempts to create a Palestinian state.

Both the proposer and the seconder of the motion have received threatening emails: the seconder has withdrawn his support and the proposer has requested that her name not be publicised.

Last Wednesday, Galloway, MP for Bradford West, walked out of a debate at Christ Church College. Galloway arrived 90 minutes late, delivered a speech condemning Israel and then interrupted a reply being made by Eylon Aslan-Levy, a student at Brasenose College.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


India court recognises transgender people as third gender

India recognizes third genderIndia's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling."It is...

Deadly Chile fire in Valparaiso 'may burn for 20 days'

Valparaiso fireOfficials in Chile say it could take more than 20 days to fully extinguish a forest...

Ukraine's rebel crackdown begins, as Russia warns of civil war

Ukrain backlashA delayed start to Ukraine’s “anti-terrorist operation” against pro-Russian rebels appeared to give way to action...

U.S. Revealed: USAID ‘Cuban Twitter’ contractor given secret level clearance

Cuban twitterA firm contracted by the U.S. government to help set up a Twitter-like network in Cuba...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!