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University Backs Prince Andrew

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The University of Huddersfield has continued to back Chancellor, Prince Andrew after students called for his resignation.

The Huddersfield Labour Students (HLS) called for him to resign due to his attitude to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Rather than raise the matter at an event in Abu Dhabi he spoke about forging further links with Saudi Arabia.

The HLS accused the Prince of having a "lack of concern for acts of injustice the world over if condemnation of said incidents could be seen to get in the way of making a profit either for his own enterprise, or that of the UK government."

A university spokesman said the Prince was encouraging local business people to support entrepreneurs in the region as a catalyst for economic growth, as he has done at previous events across the globe.