UCD student at centre of racism controversy in World Debating Finals

Ireland“A student from University College Dublin (UCD) is at the centre of a controversy concerning racism at the World Universities Debating Championships final which is taking place this weekend in Cape Town, South Africa. Protesters occupied the open final of the competition following the sharing of a WhatsApp message on social media, which was sent by the UCD student, where the student called a black participant ‘useless’. The student is the head of the tabulation team at the competition …” (more)

[Lauren Boland, Trinity News, 3 January]

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