Shannon McDonagh

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Two and a half decades of opinion

The end of apartheid? South Africa’s apartheid system was a structure of institutionalised racial segregation and discrimination, involving the separation of individual’s housing areas, employment and the use of public facilities on the basis of race. From the 1940s, South Africa saw the classification of all into four societal groups: ‘White’, ‘Black’, ‘Coloured’, and ‘Indian’….

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Sussex deemed neglectful in student assault case

An independent inquiry commissioned for the University of Sussex has determined a failure in the approach towards an assault case involving postgraduate student Allison Smith and academic Dr Lee Salter. The report was authorized by the university’s newest Vice Chancellor appointment Professor Adam Tickell in response to criticism following reports last August that Salter remained…

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Norwich MPs’ expenses revealed

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) have published figures on Norfolk MP’s expenses for the year of 2015-2016 as part the annual procedure formulated following the MP expenses scandal of 2009. The figures reported cover accommodation, travel, staffing and office costs, with Conservative MP for South Norfolk Richard Bacon coming in highest with yearly expenses…

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Kent Student Union apologises for Black History Month controversy

Kent University’s Student Union has come under fire for including singer Zayn Malik and London Mayor Sadiq Khan in their promotional material for Black History Month, despite both individuals being of British- Pakistani heritage. It is understood that those involved in the Union’s decision were instructed to select six public figures to be included in…

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