Student accused of violating university ‘safe space’ by raising her hand

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Not only are US liberal students wussies, so are those in Europe.

The offensive hand raiser Imogen Wilson The offensive hand raiser Imogen Wilson

Via The Telegraph: A university student was threatened with being thrown out of a meeting after being accused of violating “safe space” rules – by raising her hand.

Imogen Wilson, the vice-president for academic affairs at Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA), spoke out against safe space rules becoming “a tool for the hard left to use when they disagree with people”, following the incident last week.

Ms. Wilson, 22, was subject to a “safe space complaint” over her supposedly “inappropriate hand gestures” during a student council meeting.

According to the association’s rules, student council meetings should be held in a “safe space environment”, defined as “a space which is welcoming and safe and includes the prohibition of discriminatory language and actions”. This includes “refraining from hand gestures which denote…

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