TV News LIES

Tuesday, Jan 17th

Last update05:20:13 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Both the proposer and the seconder of the motion have received threatening emails: the seconder has withdrawn his support and the proposer has requested that her name not be publicised.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...


Trump threatens German carmakers with 35 percent U.S. import tariff

BMWU.S President-elect Donald Trump warned German car companies he would impose a border tax of 35...

European Leaders Worried By Trump's Comments On NATO, EU

Europeans leaders worried about TrumpEuropean leaders are expressing alarm after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said the EU is "basically a...

'Europe's fate is in our hands': Angela Merkel's defiant reply to Trump

Angela MerkelAngela Merkel and François Hollande have responded curtly but defiantly after Donald Trump cast further doubt...

EU opposes shift of US Embassy site in Israel

JerusalemEuropean Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the...
 
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!