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BNP would love it here, Emma Thompson tells Exeter students

Posted in Life with tags , on 7 November 2009 by Steve

UK“The actor Emma Thompson has urged a university to work to stamp out racism after her adopted son endured ‘unpleasant’ experiences while studying there. Thompson says Rwandan-born Tindyebwa Agaba suffered because of the colour of his skin during his first year studying politics at Exeter University. Speaking at a diversity event at the university, Thompson claimed the leader of the BNP, Nick Griffin, would ‘love’ the area because of its relative lack of racial diversity …” (more)

[Steven Morris, Guardian, 6 November]