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Oxford Union: Blind student removed from debate compensated

Sep 02, 2020 - BBC

A blind student who was "violently" removed from the Oxford Union debating society has been paid compensation.

Ebenezer Azamati was "accosted" by a security guard when he tried to return to a seat he had reserved at a debate on 17 October 2019.

The postgraduate student was accused of being dishonest and violent before the union later accepted the allegations were "wholly unfounded and untrue".

It also agreed the allegations caused "serious harm to his reputation".

The...