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Posted on Apr 7, 2014

Liverpool University

Liverpool University

It was reported in May 2011 that the University of Liverpool had suspended one of its medical courses following allegations that a lecturer had distributed pro-suicide bombing leaflets.[1] The leaflets were produced by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, and allegedly contain a section entitled, “Terrorism or Resistance,” in which it claims that suicide bombers were acting in “utter despair”, responding to “servitude, expulsion or annihilation”.[2]

In 2011, the Liverpool Guild of Students President, Maev McDaid was pictured attending Al Quds Day, standing next to a picture of a bomb with a Star of David on it, falling on a fetus.[3]

University of Liverpool student Jack Buckby founded the National Culturalists (NC), a far-right group with a BNP links.[4] It has since been renamed Culturalist Hub.[5] In February 2013 they announced on Facebook that they would be attending an EDL rally and encouraged others to join them.[6]

 


[1]http://www.studentrights.org.uk/article/1585/liverpool_university_used_as_distribution_hub_for_pro_suicide_bombing_leaflets_

[2] Ibid.

[3] http://hurryupharry.org/2011/08/22/liverpool-guild-of-students-president-stands-proudly-by-antisemitic-poster/

[4]http://www.studentrights.org.uk/userfiles/files/National%20Culturists%20Briefing.pdf

[5] http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-committees/home-affairs/CT%20Written%20Evidence.pdf

[6]http://www.studentrights.org.uk/article/2031/far_right_students_encourage_attendance_at_edl_rally

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