Shahd Abusalama speaks to Counterfire’s Dave Randall about how she has been treated by Sheffield Hallam University, how the silencing of Palestinians is rooted in the ongoing ethnic cleansing of Palestine and why she is continuing to fight for justice

Following this interview, Sheffield Hallam UCU voted by 97% to support Shahd’s emergency motion supporting her and demanding a public apology from the university, an end to the investigation and for a moratorium on the use of the IHRA definition.

Support Shahd’s campaign by sending letters to the people listed here and using the #InSupportOfShahd hashtag on social media.

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Dave Randall

Dave Randall is a musician and author of Sound System: The Political Power of Music

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