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The University of Cantabria and the Minister of Universities, Diana Morant, have condemned the homophobic, offensive and reactionary tweets printed this Monday by the account of the Student Council (CEUC) of the Cantabrian entity. Those liable for this profile posted {a photograph} of a unadorned, overweight lady with the LGTBI flag positioned on the wall to level out those that contemplate them to be criticizing them as representatives of the coed physique. Criticism from different customers brought about them to proceed broadcasting offensive content material or with the picture of the president of Argentina, the reactionary Javier Milei. The University has disapproved of those tweets, which have been deleted and accompanied by apologies, whereas Morant has criticized “homophobia and insults” in college settings. All the events in Cantabria have been towards these occasions.

The controversy started on Monday morning, when in response to a different tweeter the Student Council wrote the next: “If your capacity is limited to saying vague things, cheating and trying to defame with accounts in which you do not show your face (literally ), don’t be surprised that we have been obtaining absolute majorities for three years. Not that one can expect much knowing who you are.” Along with these traces, naming two folks, a picture of a unadorned and obese lady with the LGTBI flag within the background, attempting to hyperlink her critics to that supposed profile.

In the face of rapid complaints and criticism from different tweeters, feedback corresponding to “lazy and vegan”, responses with the face of the ultraliberal Argentine president, Javier Milei, or disqualifications corresponding to “scum and garbage.” The carousel of offensive, homophobic and impolite messages ended up being eradicated because the hours glided by and this tweet was unfold: “From the CEUC we want to convey our apologies for the publications that took place today. If anyone may have felt offended, we apologize. An institutional account must always maintain strict neutrality.”

The president of the CEUC, Álvaro Moreda, has been in workplace since 2021 and reveals his affinity for the PP and Vox on his personal social networks, the place he has redistributed criticism or mockery of the opposition’s reactions towards this episode of “homophobia.” , in accordance with the regional socialist chief, Pablo Zuloaga. The reactions had been multiplying and the University of Cantabria itself has positioned itself utterly towards these outbursts.

The entity has insisted that it isn’t liable for what occurred as it’s an exterior group and has proven its “unmitigated condemnation” and has demanded its rapid withdrawal. Such tweets, they continued in a press release, “do not correspond to the values ​​by which this institution is governed: respect, tolerance and equality” and have urged the CEUC to deal with its features and that these “are aligned with responsibility.” that’s imagined to be given to representatives democratically elected by the complete pupil physique.”

Homophobia and insults

The challenge took on weight and late on Monday night time the Minister of Universities, Diana Morant, spoke on the matter: “Homophobia and insults cannot have a place in our society. My resounding condemnation of the messages from the Cantabria Student Council. “Zero tolerance for any exercise of violence and discrimination.” During the day, political positions towards what had occurred had multiplied. The consultant of the PSOE, Pablo Zuloaga, charged towards the authors of the tweets: “The Student Council of the University of Cantabria cannot single out students for their sexual condition, the homophobia that this student representative body exudes in its networks is intolerable. social. Measures in response to these events now.”

Álvaro Moreda has retweeted offensive messages towards Zuloaga on his account and in assist of the dynamics of the offensive messages. The Regionalist Party of Cantabria (PRC) joined this condemnation and its Secretary of Equality, Vanessa Montes, censured the “enormous irresponsibility” of these liable for the account and requested to take “hands on the matter” whereas the PRC advocated for “purifying responsibilities.” PP spokespersons categorical their “robust condemnation of the incitement to hatred of the offensive messages printed this Monday from account X of the Unican Student Council. They are insupportable. “Its origin must be clarified and responsibilities clear.”

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