Wednesday, 13 February 2013

French far-right leader to speak in Cambridge

The leader of a far-right party and the editor of a broadsheet newspaper have been added to the Cambridge Union’s line-up.

Marine Le Pen MEP, leader of the French Front National and former French presidential candidate, will be speaking at the debating society at 4pm on Tuesday, February 19.

Also added to the union’s Lent term line-up is Alan Rusbridger, the editor of the Guardian newspaper since 1995, who started his career at the News.

Mme Le Pen will address the chamber on topics including the future of the European Union and French politics while Mr Rusbridger will address the chamber on the future of the press.

A spokesman for the Cambridge Union Society said they welcomed the opportunity to “discuss, debate and challenge” Mme Le Pen.

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A good chance for any groups to get some publicity as the the lefty's are planing to demo against her

Leading French fascist Marine Le Pen’s visit to Cambridge will be met by an anti-racist protest next week. 


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