Manchester Uni: Talk by Holocaust survivor attacked for ‘anti-semitism’



by Felicity Collier
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY censored a speech by a Holocaust survivor after Israeli officials decided it was “anti-semitic hate speech,” freedom of information requests have revealed.
Marika Sherwood, a Jewish survivor of the Budapest ghetto, was due to give a talk at Manchester University in March this year about Israel’s treatment of Palestinians — titled You’re Doing to the Palestinians What the Nazis Did to Me — until the embassy stepped in.
She was booked as part of Israeli Apartheid Week, organised by a student committee of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)... read more

 
30 September 2017 in Sport, Views: 67
Source: Morning Star
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