Tuesday, November 8, 2016

UK: University Ordered to Compensate Jewish Student for Rejecting His Complaints Against Campus Group’s Antisemitic Activity

the International Definition of Antisemitism doesn't include 'certain forms of anti-Zionism'.  It includes all forms of actual anti-Zionism.

Via Algemeiner:
A British university has been ordered to compensate a Jewish student for failing to address his complaints about rampant Jew- and Israel-hatred on campus, UK campus and antisemitism watchdog groups reported.

The Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA) ruled that Sheffield Hallam University in South Yorkshire must pay the student — who is disabled — a sum of £3,000 ($3,750) for taking nine months to respond to a formal complaint he lodged against the antisemitic and anti-Zionist activity of certain groups at the school — and then for rejecting it.

The OIA strongly condemned Sheffield and, in what is being called a precedent-setting move, called on the school to formally adopt the International Definition of Antisemitism — which includes certain forms of anti-Zionism — as it is “of particular relevance.”

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