Manchester university forced to apologise and remove campus fences after student protests

About This Source - Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News is the news programme from UK Channel 4 television. Channel 4 is a British public-service free-to-air television network headquartered in Leeds, United Kingdom. The channel was established in 1982 to provide a fourth television service to the United Kingdom in addition to the licence-funded BBC One and BBC Two, and the single commercial broadcasting network ITV.

Recent from Channel 4 News:

  • Oxford vaccine shown to be up to 90% effective, cheap and easy to transport
  • WHO’s David Nabarro: Vaccine gives us ‘some chance of getting world working again’
  • South Dakota records highest Covid hospitalisation rate – as 8,000 die in US of virus last week
  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Manchester university forced to apologise and remove campus fences after student protests” – below is their description.

    Manchester University has apologised and promised an inquiry after protesting students pulled down security fences that had been put up round halls of residence as the lockdown began. The university said the fences were to help avoid the “mixing of households”. But students say that their anxiety levels are bad enough as a result of the pandemic, without being caged in as well.

    Channel 4 News YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

  • Coronavirus pandemic in France: President Macron to outline post-lockdown measures
  • Dutch DJs spinning tunes from home to beat lockdown blues
  • An essential service? Man fined after breaking lockdown rules to ‘smash a guy’s face’
  • Leave a Comment