University defends ‘racist’ Council member

"Antisemitism" is used to mean "a dishonest attempt to de-legitimize criticism of Israeli policy"

"Antisemitism" is used to mean "a dishonest attempt to de-legitimize criticism of Israeli policy"

The University of York has defended a University Council member who has been accused of anti-semitism by national and local Jewish groups. Andrew Collingwood, who also acts as a harassment advisor to students, posted a ‘fundamentally racist’ photo of a depiction of anti-semitic stereotypes on the networking site Facebook and has been defended by the University, which has stated that it “adheres strongly to the principle of freedom of speech”.

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