Miller v University of Bristol [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case No: 1400780/2022
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Discrimination; Philosophical Belief


The claimant was employed as a Professor by the respondent from 2018.   The claimant argued that he was targeted by his colleagues leading to his ousting from his position due to his anti-Zionist views.   This, he argued, also included a lack of support and investigation into these concerns by his employer. The claimant argued that the ideology advocating for a Jewish state in the former British Mandate of Palestine was inherently racist and colonial.

This case arose from a lecture the claimant delivered on Islamophobia in which he stated Zionism was one of the main five pillars driving Islamophobia.  This led to two complaints from Jewish undergraduate

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This article is correct at 13/02/2024

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