Al Jazeera



Open letter sent to Anton Muscatelli following his statement on sexual violence handling process

13th November 2021

The letter is signed by five women who were involved in Al Jazeera’s recent investigation into the handling of sexual harassment allegations at the University. Five women who were involved in Al Jazeera’s “Degrees of Abuse” investigation series, which looked at the way sexual harassment claims made against a former University of Glasgow lecturer and ...


New Al Jazeera podcast exposes problems in handling of lecturer sexual harassment case

3rd November 2021

CW: Sexual harassment/assault, emotional abuse, death. A number of women complained about UofG PhD student, Zahid Khan, however over two years on, their complaints have not yet been resolved. Revealed in a podcast released by Al Jazeera yesterday afternoon, two women have filed complaints of sexual harassment against a recent UofG graduate, Ehsas Zahid Khan, ...


Principal announces external review of University sexual violence handling processes

29th October 2021

Following recent investigative podcast content relating to sexual misconduct by UofG staff, the Principal takes action. Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University, announced this afternoon that an independent external examination into University processes regarding the reporting of gender-based violence and sexual harassment has been initiated. This follows the publication of Al J...


Former Glasgow University geography lecturer accused of sexual harassment  

26th October 2021

CW: Mentions of sexual abuse, harassment, and grooming. As part of their “Degrees of Abuse” investigation, Al Jazeera reveals that senior lecturer in geography, Dr Ian Shaw, has been the subject of sexual harassment complaints by four different women.  An investigation by Al Jazeera, as part of their “Degrees of Abuse” series, has reported sexual ...