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The Qatar humiliation

With the World Cup commencing in just a few weeks, it seems this year might bring something a little more complicated than the summer nights sipping pints and cheering on our nations. However, there is a disconnect between FIFA and Qatar’s claims it will be the “best ever” and the concerns brought to light by […]

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EUSA will still stream World Cup matches despite Qatar’s use of forced labour, persecution of LGBTQ+ people

Edinburgh University Students’ Association will still screen matches from the 2022 World Cup despite backlash over host country Qatar’s human rights abuses. Students’ Association president Niamh Roberts made the announcement in a letter responding to an open letter signed by 40 societies calling for EUSA to suspend plans to stream the events. Roberts said that […]

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40 societies sign letter calling on EUSA to boycott 2022 World Cup, abandon plans to show matches in Teviot

40 societies have signed a letter to Edinburgh University Students’ Association asking it to boycott the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Organised by the 93% Club, the letter calls upon Students’ Association president Niamh Roberts and Commercial Services Director Alan Duff to not follow through on plans to screen the contest. Currently, EUSA plans to screen […]