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Protesters Fail to Stop Debate

Students chant "Nazi Scum" at attendees of Oxford debate

(Newser) - An Oxford Union debate is underway despite 30 students who rushed inside and delayed proceedings with a sit-down protest, BBC reports. Five hundred more are picketing outside and blocked about half of attendees from entering. Students chanted "Keep Oxford fascist-free! Shame on you!” in opposition to right-wing leader... More »

Holocaust Denier Roils Oxford Union

Invitation to debate prompts flurry of protests; MP resigns

(Newser) - A British MP tendered his resignation to the Oxford Union yesterday in protest of the debating society’s invitation to Holocaust denier David Irving and anti-immigration leader Nick Griffin to speak tonight, reports the Telegraph. Julian Lewis, the Conservative Party’s shadow defense minister, said he was “ashamed” of... More »

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