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Rhodes Must Fall Activist Joshua Nott Accepts �40000 Rhodes …

An activist involved in the Rhodes Must Fall campaign has been slammed as a hypocrite after accepting a £40,000 Rhodes scholarship at Oxford University.

South African student Joshua Nott was a prominent member of the 2015 campaign to have a statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes removed from Cape Town University on the grounds that it was racist and colonial.  

Speaking to IOL News during the campaign, 23-year-old Nott said: “You wouldn’t see a swastika in Jerusalem”. 

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The 23-year-old student was heavily involved in campaigining against a statue of Cecil Rhodes at Cape Town University  

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