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Blind student dragged out of Oxford Union debate 'by his ankles'

London - A blind student was ‘dragged by his ankles’ and thrown out of a meeting at one of the UK’s most prestigious debating societies, it has been alleged.

Ebenezer Azamati was expelled from a meeting of the Oxford Union as he tried to attend a discussion on the motion ‘This House has no confidence in HM Government’. The 25-year-old had reserved a seat by leaving a book on an accessible chair near the entrance as he feared there would be no special provisions for disabled students.

After having dinner at his college, he returned – but officials refused to let him stay for reasons which are unclear and a video appears to show them manhandling him out of his seat.

Source: Education Headlines (educationheadlines.net)

 

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