UK academia fears crackdowns on pro-Palestinian protest


The European Legal Support Centre has documented 24 incidents in which UK-based pro-Palestinian academic staff and students, especially Palestinians, and people of colour, have been reported to the police, the Prevent counter-terrorism strategy, and university disciplinary committees. Overall, ELSC has recorded 87 incidents against Palestinian advocacy in the UK since the October 7 beginning of Israel's action in Gaza. Some of the 24 cases led to threats of legal action and police violence.

Publication: Middle East Eye
Writer: Katherine Hearst

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