Apartheid state’s representatives can’t accept that they are not welcome at UK universities. Read more about Why has an Israeli diplomat smeared me?
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The vote ensures that Israeli products will remain off the shelves at student union shops and means the student union should now step up its BDS campaigning Read more about Sussex students join UK's wave of Israel boycotts
More than one hundred academics sign on to “unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people.” Read more about Top Middle East scholars call for academic boycott of Israel
High-profile artists protest against involvement of Israeli theater company in major festival. Read more about Israeli play expelled from Edinburgh venue as Scots protest against Gaza attack
Student told “particular format and audience” agreed with Israeli embassy. Read more about University of Edinburgh blocks own student from Israeli ambassador's speech
Larry Rich, now a key figure in an Israeli medical center, served as a tank commander during the brutal occupation of Lebanon. Read more about "Doctor" of Israeli spin omits key facts in tour of Scotland
“Avenues of displacement” key to blueprint for park overlooking Golan. Read more about Plans for memorial to Palestinian refugees displayed in Scotland
On Wednesday evening Edinburgh University’s Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP) manged to attend and disrupt a lecture by Daniel Taub, the Israeli ambassador to the UK. Taub was hosted by the university’s student politics society, and protected by what one activist told EI was the largest police presence anyone could remember. Read more about Huge police force fails to stop students disrupting Israeli diplomat's speech at Scottish university
Last June The Electronic Intifada exposed the identity of the person behind the “Gay Girl in Damascus” hoax. The perpetrator was Tom MacMaster, a 40-year-old American graduate student at the University of Edinburgh. After an surge of media attention, MacMaster disappeared from the public eye. The University of Edinburgh promised to investigate. But what happened, and was MacMaster ever held accountable for a hoax that many believe caused genuine harm? Documents released by the University of Edinburgh under the UK’s Freedom of Information Act, reveal that not only was MacMaster allowed to stay on as a student, but that the university sought as much as possible to gag him while never publishing any results of its investigation.. Read more about Whatever happened to Tom MacMaster, the "Gay Girl in Damascus" hoaxer?