University of Leeds Graduate Wins Payout after Essay Marked Down "for Not Criticizing Israel"

(The Times-UK) Nicola Woolcock - Danielle Greyman, a Jewish sociology graduate of the University of Leeds, has been awarded an undisclosed sum after suing the university, after being delayed from graduating because her essay did not criticize Israel. She said her coursework was wrongly failed because it did not blame Israel for the crimes of Hamas against the Palestinians. Jonathan Turner, Greyman's barrister, said: "We are very pleased with the settlement and hope that it will serve as a warning to universities and academics not to allow marking to be influenced by the anti-Israel bias which is so prevalent in academia."

2023-03-20 00:00:00

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