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Petition to revoke Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree receives over 117,000 signatures

A change.org petition demanding that Oxford University to rescind the Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree has received over 117,000 signatures. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah was awarded an...

21 JCR Presidents sign open letter calling on university to revoke Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree

A group of JCR Presidents and representatives have signed an open letter calling on the University to revoke the Sultan of Brunei’s honorary doctorate...

Oxford announces review of Brunei Sultan’s honour after 56,000 sign petition

Pressure on the University reached a crescendo yesterday as both of Oxford’s MPs, Layla Moran and Anneliese Dodds, urged Oxford to revoke the degree.

University has “not taken decision” on revoking Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree, despite pressure from SU

The student union argued that the Sultan "failed to meet" the standards of a recipient of an honorary degree from Oxford after the introduction of new anti-LGBT laws.

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