Government’s counterterrorism is limiting texts and topics students can access, experts say

2018-12-07T20:31:23+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

A counterterrorism strategy has created a “culture of fear” across UK universitieswhere freedom of expression and open debate is being stifled, experts and campaigners warn.

The government’s Prevent duty, which requires institutions to “have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”, is having a “chilling effect” on free speech on campus, critics say.

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