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Leeds Socialist Students

Part of the protest outside the Institute of Communication Studies at Leeds Uni Part of the protest outside the Institute of Communication Studies at Leeds Uni

On Monday 23rd July, supporters of the Justice4Sanaz campaign held a protest outside the Institute for Communication Studies (ICS) at Leeds University. This is the department of the university which was responsible for unfairly dismissing Sanaz from her PhD studies, and has been a contest target of protests for over a year now, as part of Sanaz’s campaign to be able to finish her PhD.

Iain Dalton, Socialist Students Yorkshire Organiser

After marching around campus, we leafletted students and staff on campus about the campaign – but aslo raising wider points of the way international students are often treated as cash cows by the big university. Our placards also pointed to the £2,000 spent recently by the ICS on renaming itself the School of Media and Communications. As one student commented to the Leeds Student newspaper “They…

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