UK: Goldsmiths diversity officer could lose job after tweeting hashtag ‘kill all white men’

Bahar_MustafaFrom the London Evening Standard

5/20/2015

Bahar Mustafa: Goldsmiths diversity officer could lose job after tweeting hashtag ‘kill all white men’ – London – News – London Evening Standard

The Goldsmiths diversity officer embroiled in a racism row could lose her job after allegedly tweeting with the hashtag “kill all white men”.

Bahar Mustafa, the university union’s welfare and diversity officer, has received death threats as well as a barrage of abuse after asking white people and men not to come to an event about diversifying the curriculum.

She defended her position on camera, telling students ethnic minority women could not be racist as they do not stand to benefit from inequality.

But now some students have started a petition to have her removed from her job.

“The current welfare and diversity officer has used hate speech based on race and gender,” the union petition, which closes on May 26, reads.

“For example, the consistent use of hashtags such as #killallwhitemen and #misandry, and publicly calling someone ‘white trash’ under the official GSU Welfare and Diversity Officer Twitter account.”

The twitter account has since been shut down.