Tuesday, February 16, 2016

UK: Oxford University Labour Club Co-Chair resigns, citing antisemitism

Via Cherwell Online:
Alex Chalmers, Co-Chair of the Oxford University Labour Club, resigned Monday evening, stating that he could “no longer in good conscience defend club policy.”

In a Facebook post this evening explaining his decision, Chalmers wrote that he perceived that, “A large proportion of both OULC and the student left in Oxford more generally have some kind of problem with Jews."

Chalmers cited OULC’s decision on Monday to endorse Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) as a reason for his resignation.

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