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Student ban free speech on campus: the University crisis

by | 13th, February 2017

Great work from Spiked , which has released its annual survey of free speech at universities. Using a three-tier traffic light system, where red indicates that free speech stops here, nearly two thirds of student unions and one quarter of university administrations earn a red light.

When did students become such prudes?

Bans include:

Oxford University  a ban for  No Offence, a magazine devoted to celebrating free speech

University of East Anglia  – banned a restaurant from handing out free sombreros lest it offend Mexicans.

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