Media/Video Resources

Here is a comprehensive guide to articles and videos from the Justice4Sanaz campaign from May 2013-present:

6th February 2015, The National Student, “Sanaz Raji: a voice for the voiceless in the British academia

28th January 2015, Guardian, “International Students: don’t be afraid to get involved in protests

27th January 2015, Redbrick, “Justice for Sanaz: A Defence of Sanaz Raji

8th November 2014, Leeds Student Socialist, “No To Using University Resources To Intimidate Activists

1-2nd November 2014, This Is Not A Gateway Festival, talk: “How Does the Academic Industrial Complex Target and Effect BME and Non-EU International Students?

11th September 2014, Times Higher Education, “Legal Aid Granted to US Ex-Student in Battle Over Revoked Scholarship

21st July 2014, Ceasefire Magazine, “Neoliberalism, Higher Education and Sanaz Raji’s Struggle for Justice

25th June 2014, Leeds Student Socialist, “One Year On, Still Fighting For Justice4Sanaz

19th May 2014, Yorkshire Standard, “Former Student Fights To Continue PhD Research in Leeds

9th April 2014, New Left Project, “Neoliberalism and Solidarity in Universities: The Case of Sanaz Raji

27th March 2014, Times Higher Education, “Former Leeds Student Loses Appeal Against Removal of PhD Scholarship

27th November 2013, JUST West Yorkshire Racial Justice Bulletin, “JUST West Yorkshire Interviews Sanaz Raji from the Justice4Sanaz Campaign

11th November 2013, Support from Mark McGowan, aka The Artist Taxi Cab Driver:

14th August 2013, Yorkshire Evening Post, “Student in Two-Year Battle Over PhD Axe

16th May 2013, Times Higher Education, “Postgrad’s Battle With Leeds Over Scholarship Moves Online

In addition to videos from the protests we’ve had outside of the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds:

23rd June 2014, Protest inside when the School of Media & Communication hosted the MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference. Watch at the 3.20 minute mark.

another video from the Leeds Socialist Students:

7th May 2014, Justice4Sanaz at a Q&A  with University of Leeds VC Sir Alan Langlands.

23rd November 2013, Justice4Sanaz joined Defend Education Birmingham at their demo in support of their occupation.

Filmed by Sanaz Raji, the famous “interview” by Simon Furse (Defend Education Birmingham) of Brendan Casey, Director of Academic Services at the University of Birmingham.

11th December 2013, Justice4Sanaz speaks at the Cops Off Campus Demo at the University of Leeds.

14th November 2013, Justice4Sanaz demo outside the Ziff Building, University of Leeds– Stop Illegal Eviction!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTxii3uuNBY

31st October 2013, Justice4Sanaz and Leeds Student Resistance taking part in the UCU/Unite/UNISON Higher Education Strike.


12th October 2013, Justice4Sanaz protest during Open Day outside the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds.

16th September 2013, Justice4Sanaz protest during Open Day outside the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds.


19th July 2013, Protest organized by Leeds Student Resistance, Justice4Sanaz and Leeds Socialist Students during former University of Leeds VC leaving party at the Leeds University Union.

24th June 2013, Justice4Sanaz protest outside the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds during an academic conference, “Advancing Media Production Research”.

10th June 2013, Justice4Sanaz demo outside the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds during a postgraduate conference. Former Head of Department, Prof. David Hesmondhalgh comes to speak to Sanaz and tries to shut down the demo. Instead, he gets schooled in some home truths.

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