Trigger warnings OK but no-platforming may be illegal, universities warned

2019-02-08T12:43:46+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Prevent in the News|

Consistently no-platforming people could have a chilling effect on free speech on university campuses and should not take place, according to government guidance.

While student unions are free to choose whether or not to invite individual speakers, placing blanket bans on groups that hold a particular political view is likely to breach English and Welsh free speech laws, according to the guidance released on Saturday.

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