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We must not allow Holocaust denial to exist in this country

When the headline “1 in 20 Britons denies Holocaust took place” swept across the media landscape two weeks ago, I must admit I was barely shocked. 1 in 20 does not sound too bad, I thought. I quickly realised that the headlines were misleading. 1 in 20, is 5 per cent of the (adult) population. […]

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The Women’s March 2019: looking towards the future

The day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, as many as six million people joined together in a protest of his presidency. The Women’s March was a revolutionary and historic display of female resistance. However, this year’s participation levels deflated to 100,000 in Washington D.C. and only a few thousand showed up in London. This poses the […]

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Jewish students’ criticism of NUS should not be ignored

There is no doubt that press criticism of the NUS as out-of-touch and politically radical is often unfair, and that the response to the election of Malia Bouattia as NUS President has at times played into narratives which are both racist and Islamophobic. But distinct from this criticism, there are clear and serious concerns voiced […]

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Minority groups must fight together against discrimination

Roger Cuckierman, chairman of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions (Crif) last week prompted a huge outcry when he claimed, “The National Front is a party for which I would never vote but it’s a party which today doesn’t commit violent acts. Let’s be clear: all the violence [against Jewish people] is now committed by […]